Top 10 Lists for Peoria

Calendar Year

Top 10 Warmest Years
Rank Average
Temperature
Year
1 55.6 degrees 1931
2 55.4 degrees 2012
3 55.2 degrees 1921
4 55.1 degrees 1894
5 54.5 degrees 1998
6 54.3 degrees 1938
7 (tie) 54.0 degrees 1890
7 (tie) 54.0 degrees 1941
9 53.9 degrees 2006
10 (tie) 53.8 degrees 1933, 1987

 

Top 10 Coldest Years
Rank Average
Temperature
Year
1

47.8 degrees

1917
2

48.1 degrees

1979
3

48.6 degrees

1972
4 (tie)

48.7 degrees

1960
4 (tie)

48.7 degrees

1978
6

48.9 degrees

1924
7 (tie)

49.2 degrees

1912
7 (tie)

49.2 degrees

1951
7 (tie)

49.2 degrees

1976
7 (tie)

49.2 degrees

1996

 

Top 10 Wettest Years
Rank Total Year
1 55.35 inches 1990
2 54.51 inches 2009
3 54.07 inches 1993
4 51.66 inches 1927
5 50.22 inches 1973
6 50.00 inches 1926
7 48.26 inches 1965
8 46.54 inches 2008
9 45.12 inches 1982
10 44.72 inches 1970

 

Top 10 Driest Years
Rank Total Year
1 22.16 inches 1988
2 22.53 inches 1989
3 23.18 inches 1910
4 24.03 inches 1930
5 24.65 inches 1914
6 24.82 inches 1962
7 25.20 inches 1994
8 25.26 inches 1890
9 25.42 inches 2005
10 25.62 inches 1956

 

Top 10 Snowiest Years
Rank Calendar
Year Total
Year Rank Seasonal
Total
Season
1

52.3 inches

1977 1

52.5 inches

2010-11

2

47.0 inches

2010 2

51.6 inches

1978-79

3

45.7 inches

1926 3

47.1 inches

1977-78

4

41.2 inches

1951 4

46.9 inches

1981-82

5

39.9 inches

1982 5

43.8 inches

1925-26

6

37.7 inches

2009 6

42.4 inches

2009-10

7

37.6 inches

1972 7

42.3 inches

1974-75

8

37.1 inches

1960 8

42.1 inches

1942-43

9

36.5 inches

1975 9

41.6 inches

1959-60

10

36.3 inches

1914 10

37.7 inches

1969-70

 

Top 10 Least Snowiest Years
Rank Calendar
Year Total
Year Rank Seasonal
Total
Season
1 (tie)
7.3 inches
1928 1 (tie)
7.8 inches
1965-66
1 (tie)
7.3 inches
1966 1 (tie)
7.8 inches
1994-95
3
7.8 inches
1910 3
8.5 inches
1936-37
4
8.6 inches
2001 4
9.1 inches
1920-21
5
9.1 inches
1922 5
9.5 inches
1916-17
6
9.2 inches
1921 6 (tie)
10.1 inches
1921-22
7
10.9 inches
1995 6 (tie)
10.1 inches
1948-49
8
12.0 inches
1949 8
11.1 inches
1927-28
9
12.9 inches
1923 9
11.5 inches
2011-12
10
13.1 inches
1937 10
11.7 inches
2001-02

 


                                                                                   Temperature and precipitation records began in 1884; snowfall records began in 1896.


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