November rounded out to be a dry month, despite a round of deadly storms that hit much of the state. Illinois State Climatologist Jim Angel says precipitation averages came in below three inches, which is also below average.
Precipitation around the state averaged about two-point-six-inches, which is about an inch below normal. November was the fifth month with less than average rainfall, making July through November the 15th driest on record. Average statewide temperatures also came in lower than normal at just over 38-degrees. The average is about 42.