Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, April 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2016
1-Month
3.30"
(83.82mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2012 1971
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Mar–Apr 2016
2-Month
6.65"
(168.91mm)
6.81"
(172.97mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2015 1915
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1973
Feb–Apr 2016
3-Month
7.96"
(202.18mm)
8.66"
(219.96mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1895
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1945
Jan–Apr 2016
4-Month
8.82"
(224.03mm)
10.79"
(274.07mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2015 1895
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1950
Dec 2015–Apr 2016
5-Month
15.49"
(393.45mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
2.38"
(60.46mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1950
Nov 2015–Apr 2016
6-Month
21.01"
(533.65mm)
15.87"
(403.10mm)
5.14"
(130.55mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1950
Oct 2015–Apr 2016
7-Month
22.45"
(570.23mm)
18.66"
(473.96mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1950
Sep 2015–Apr 2016
8-Month
25.87"
(657.10mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2015 1940
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1927
Aug 2015–Apr 2016
9-Month
28.89"
(733.81mm)
25.65"
(651.51mm)
3.24"
(82.30mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1954
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1927
Jul 2015–Apr 2016
10-Month
34.10"
(866.14mm)
29.29"
(743.97mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1927
Jun 2015–Apr 2016
11-Month
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
33.35"
(847.09mm)
10.19"
(258.83mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1927
May 2015–Apr 2016
12-Month
48.93"
(1,242.82mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
11.50"
(292.10mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Nov 2014–Apr 2016
18-Month
61.38"
(1,559.05mm)
53.30"
(1,353.82mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2015 1902
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1994
May 2014–Apr 2016
24-Month
88.36"
(2,244.34mm)
74.87"
(1,901.70mm)
13.49"
(342.64mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2015 1915
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2010
May 2013–Apr 2016
36-Month
125.40"
(3,185.16mm)
112.27"
(2,851.66mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2015 1902
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2011
May 2012–Apr 2016
48-Month
162.93"
(4,138.42mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
13.29"
(337.56mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2011
May 2011–Apr 2016
60-Month
202.84"
(5,152.14mm)
187.06"
(4,751.32mm)
15.78"
(400.82mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/