National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce
Chicago Precipitation Rankings for each month
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Annual

 

CHICAGO
ANNUAL PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS

 

 Normal 36.89 inches

***Smallest to Greatest Official Chicago Precipitation Data from 1871 - 2019***

 

22.22 1962   31.58 2004   37.53 1998
22.23 1956   31.73 1986   37.57 1902
22.78 1934   31.73 1997   37.61 2010
23.32 1930   31.86 1932   37.73 1935
24.09 2005   32.00 1933   37.99 1973
24.53 1901   32.02 2003   38.04 1979
24.66 1917   32.32 1895   38.06 1875
25.85 1897   32.33 1943   38.25 1999
26.14 1904   32.48 1923   38.66 1980
26.35 1944   32.69 1890   38.68 1959
26.35 1958   32.88 1995   39.19 1981
26.49 1899   33.14 1896   39.21 1947
26.54 1891   33.25 1918   39.29 1931
26.74 1940   33.34 1915   39.47 2014
26.77 1886   33.36 1988   39.55 1927
26.86 1910   33.36 2000   39.65 1950
26.91 2012   33.49 1919   39.85 2015
26.95 1964   33.51 1978   40.07 1985
26.98 1937   33.74 1949   41.01 1877
27.11 1913   33.77 1898   41.10 1967
27.45 1894   33.83 1911   41.19 1972
27.47 1893   33.92 1928   41.29 1977
27.51 1939   33.92 2002   41.34 1882
27.84 1960   33.98 1976   41.35 1987
28.02 1963   34.00 1984   41.94 2006
28.09 1903   34.05 1916   41.95 1878
28.29 1952   34.51 1884   42.05 1965
28.33 1925   34.81 1938   42.05 1975
28.61 1914   34.83 1908   42.09 2013
28.63 1874   34.95 1889   42.48 1881
28.65 1900   34.96 1924   42.57 2009
29.07 1872   35.02 1991   42.90 1961
29.13 1887   35.10 1907   43.10 2017
29.45 1989   35.29 1941   43.12 1990
29.57 1936   35.36 1905   43.15 1951
29.58 1971   35.46 1926   43.22 1909
29.59 1994   35.66 1942   44.29 1957
29.67 1912   35.80 2007   44.37 1885
29.73 1968   35.97 2016   44.68 1982
30.12 1992   36.10 1921   44.90 1993
30.15 1953   36.41 1873   45.77 2001
30.21 1920   36.48 1876   45.86 1883
30.71 1879   36.56 1892   45.92 1954
30.72 1996   36.61 1871   46.09 1970
30.86 1888   36.76 1966   49.23 2018
30.87 1906   36.78 1969   49.35 1983
30.96 1955   36.81 1929   49.54 2019
31.38 1946   37.32 1880   49.83 2011
31.56 1948   37.46 1945   50.86 2008
31.57 1922   37.53 1974