Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, December 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2012
1-Month
2.25"
(57.15mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2010 1976
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1982
Nov–Dec 2012
2-Month
3.46"
(87.88mm)
5.09"
(129.29mm)
-1.63"
(-41.41mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2002 1976
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2015
Ties: 1986
Oct–Dec 2012
3-Month
7.39"
(187.71mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2010 1904
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1985
Sep–Dec 2012
4-Month
12.43"
(315.72mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2010 1939
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1926
Aug–Dec 2012
5-Month
15.93"
(404.62mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2011 1953
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1926
Jul–Dec 2012
6-Month
17.33"
(440.18mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2005 1953
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1993
Jun–Dec 2012
7-Month
19.06"
(484.12mm)
22.59"
(573.79mm)
-3.53"
(-89.67mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2005 1953
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2015
May–Dec 2012
8-Month
21.53"
(546.86mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
-5.15"
(-130.81mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2005 1953
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2015
Apr–Dec 2012
9-Month
24.66"
(626.36mm)
30.39"
(771.91mm)
-5.73"
(-145.55mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2005 1901
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2015
Mar–Dec 2012
10-Month
26.74"
(679.20mm)
33.48"
(850.39mm)
-6.74"
(-171.19mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2005 1930
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2009
Feb–Dec 2012
11-Month
28.22"
(716.79mm)
35.34"
(897.64mm)
-7.12"
(-180.85mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2005 1930
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2009
Jan–Dec 2012
12-Month
30.11"
(764.79mm)
37.47"
(951.74mm)
-7.36"
(-186.95mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1988 1901
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1993
Jul 2011–Dec 2012
18-Month
49.47"
(1,256.54mm)
55.97"
(1,421.64mm)
-6.50"
(-165.10mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1976 1953
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1927
Jan 2011–Dec 2012
24-Month
76.21"
(1,935.73mm)
74.89"
(1,902.21mm)
1.32"
(33.52mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2006 1964
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2009
Jan 2010–Dec 2012
36-Month
116.89"
(2,969.01mm)
112.28"
(2,851.91mm)
4.61"
(117.10mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1964
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2010
Jan 2009–Dec 2012
48-Month
167.85"
(4,263.39mm)
149.70"
(3,802.38mm)
18.15"
(461.01mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2008 1956
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Jan 2008–Dec 2012
60-Month
218.02"
(5,537.71mm)
187.12"
(4,752.85mm)
30.90"
(784.86mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/