Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, October 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2016
1-Month
2.38"
(60.45mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2015 1964
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1941
Sep–Oct 2016
2-Month
5.80"
(147.32mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2015 1897
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1941
Aug–Oct 2016
3-Month
12.57"
(319.28mm)
9.78"
(248.41mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2015 1897
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1926
Jul–Oct 2016
4-Month
19.47"
(494.54mm)
13.42"
(340.87mm)
6.05"
(153.67mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1897
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1993
Jun–Oct 2016
5-Month
22.60"
(574.04mm)
17.50"
(444.50mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2015 1908
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1993
May–Oct 2016
6-Month
26.94"
(684.28mm)
21.59"
(548.39mm)
5.35"
(135.89mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2013 1897
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1993
Apr–Oct 2016
7-Month
30.24"
(768.10mm)
25.30"
(642.62mm)
4.94"
(125.48mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2013 1988
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2009
Mar–Oct 2016
8-Month
33.59"
(853.19mm)
28.39"
(721.11mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2014 1988
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2009
Ties: 2014
Feb–Oct 2016
9-Month
34.90"
(886.46mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1988
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2009
Jan–Oct 2016
10-Month
35.76"
(908.30mm)
32.38"
(822.45mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1901
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1993, 2019
Ties: 2010
Dec 2015–Oct 2016
11-Month
42.43"
(1,077.72mm)
34.70"
(881.38mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2015 1901
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2009
Nov 2015–Oct 2016
12-Month
47.95"
(1,217.93mm)
37.45"
(951.23mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2015 1901
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1993
May 2015–Oct 2016
18-Month
75.87"
(1,927.10mm)
59.01"
(1,498.85mm)
16.86"
(428.25mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1940
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2009
Nov 2014–Oct 2016
24-Month
88.32"
(2,243.33mm)
74.88"
(1,901.95mm)
13.44"
(341.38mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2015 1964
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2009
Nov 2013–Oct 2016
36-Month
130.82"
(3,322.83mm)
112.27"
(2,851.66mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2015 1901
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2010
Nov 2012–Oct 2016
48-Month
171.80"
(4,363.72mm)
149.71"
(3,802.63mm)
22.09"
(561.09mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Nov 2011–Oct 2016
60-Month
206.97"
(5,257.04mm)
187.11"
(4,752.59mm)
19.86"
(504.45mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 7, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/