Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, August 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2016
1-Month
6.77"
(171.96mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2015 1897, 1953
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1977
Jul–Aug 2016
2-Month
13.67"
(347.22mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
6.54"
(166.12mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Jun–Aug 2016
3-Month
16.80"
(426.72mm)
11.22"
(284.99mm)
5.58"
(141.73mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2014 1936
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1993
May–Aug 2016
4-Month
21.14"
(536.96mm)
15.30"
(388.62mm)
5.84"
(148.34mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2014 1936
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1915
Apr–Aug 2016
5-Month
24.44"
(620.78mm)
19.02"
(483.11mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2014 1988
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1981
Mar–Aug 2016
6-Month
27.79"
(705.87mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
5.68"
(144.28mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2014 1936
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2009
Ties: 2011
Feb–Aug 2016
7-Month
29.10"
(739.14mm)
23.96"
(608.58mm)
5.14"
(130.56mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2014 1936
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2009
Jan–Aug 2016
8-Month
29.96"
(760.98mm)
26.09"
(662.69mm)
3.87"
(98.29mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2014 1936
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Dec 2015–Aug 2016
9-Month
36.63"
(930.40mm)
28.42"
(721.87mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1936
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2019
Nov 2015–Aug 2016
10-Month
42.15"
(1,070.61mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Oct 2015–Aug 2016
11-Month
43.59"
(1,107.19mm)
33.96"
(862.58mm)
9.63"
(244.61mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Sep 2015–Aug 2016
12-Month
47.01"
(1,194.05mm)
37.45"
(951.23mm)
9.56"
(242.82mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1927
Mar 2015–Aug 2016
18-Month
75.83"
(1,926.08mm)
59.52"
(1,511.81mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Sep 2014–Aug 2016
24-Month
90.96"
(2,310.38mm)
74.90"
(1,902.46mm)
16.06"
(407.92mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1941
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Sep 2013–Aug 2016
36-Month
130.04"
(3,303.02mm)
112.31"
(2,852.67mm)
17.73"
(450.35mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2015 1941
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2010
Sep 2012–Aug 2016
48-Month
174.97"
(4,444.24mm)
149.72"
(3,802.89mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Sep 2011–Aug 2016
60-Month
206.53"
(5,245.86mm)
187.13"
(4,753.10mm)
19.40"
(492.76mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/