Category Archives: Climate Monitoring

Wettest June on Record for Illinois

Record-breaking June The statewide average precipitation for June 2015 in Illinois was 9.53 inches, based on available data through June 30. That is 5.33 inches above the average June precipitation, and the wettest June on record for Illinois. Here are … Continue reading

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Wettest June and Now Second Month on Record for Illinois

According to the rainfall reports through yesterday (6/29), the statewide average precipitation is now 9.37 inches. The old record for June was 8.27 inches set in 1902. The current 9.37 inches beats the old record by 1.10 inches. The current … Continue reading

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Wettest June and 4th Wettest Month on Record for Illinois

The statewide average for June is now 8.97 inches. That is based on rainfall data collected around the state through yesterday. I’m sure we will see that number move up as we include last night’s rainfall. Right now June 2015 … Continue reading

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Wettest June on Record for Illinois

Illinois now has its wettest June on record with a statewide average rainfall of 8.91 inches as of June 27. More rain is expected through June 30. 2015 with 8.91 inches (as of 6/27) 1902 with 8.27 inches 2010 with … Continue reading

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Now Second Wettest June on Record for Illinois

According to the latest data, the statewide rainfall total for June in Illinois is 8.12 inches, the second wettest June on record. The record is 8.27 inches set back in 1902. In the map below, the areas in green are … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Bill’s Rainfall in Illinois

The remains of Tropical Storm Bill moved through Texas and Oklahoma and up through the Midwest. As a result, it produced quite a bit of rain in southern Illinois. While it is difficult to separate out the rainfall exclusively from … Continue reading

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So Far, Fifth Wettest June on Record for Illinois

Even before today’s rain, the statewide average rainfall for June in Illinois is 7.11 inches. That makes it the 5th wettest June on record. And June is not over. Here areĀ the top ten wettest June totalsĀ on record and where we … Continue reading

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