Wettest April on Record for Chicago!

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 There was 0.07 inches of rain at Chicago's O'Hare Airport the morning of Thursday April 25. This brings the monthly total for April to 8.65 inches, which is a new monthly rainfall record. Here are Chicago's top 5 wettest Aprils:

Rank Year Rain Amount (Inches)

1

2013

8.65

2

1947

8.33

3

1975

7.84

4

1909

7.73

5

1983

7.69

Rockford has not  had measurable rainfall since Tuesday, which leaves the monthly total at 7.94 inches. This is the third wettest April for Rockford. Here are Rockford's top 5 wettest Aprils:

Rank Year Rain Amount (Inches)

1

1973

9.92

2

1964

8.17

3

2013

7.94

4

1999

7.77

5

1927

7.12



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