Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of November 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, May 1902

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1902
1-Month
3.94"
(100.08mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1995
Apr–May 1902
2-Month
6.35"
(161.29mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1927
Ties: 1916
Mar–May 1902
3-Month
9.86"
(250.44mm)
10.89"
(276.61mm)
-1.03"
(-26.17mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1927
Feb–May 1902
4-Month
11.15"
(283.21mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Jan–May 1902
5-Month
12.15"
(308.61mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Dec 1901–May 1902
6-Month
14.96"
(379.98mm)
17.20"
(436.88mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Nov 1901–May 1902
7-Month
16.29"
(413.77mm)
19.95"
(506.73mm)
-3.66"
(-92.96mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Oct 1901–May 1902
8-Month
18.29"
(464.57mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
-4.45"
(-113.03mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Sep 1901–May 1902
9-Month
20.09"
(510.29mm)
26.24"
(666.50mm)
-6.15"
(-156.21mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1927
Aug 1901–May 1902
10-Month
21.89"
(556.01mm)
29.74"
(755.40mm)
-7.85"
(-199.39mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1927
Jul 1901–May 1902
11-Month
24.31"
(617.47mm)
33.37"
(847.60mm)
-9.06"
(-230.13mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1927
Jun 1901–May 1902
12-Month
27.67"
(702.82mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-9.76"
(-247.90mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1927
Dec 1900–May 1902
18-Month
38.56"
(979.42mm)
54.62"
(1,387.35mm)
-16.06"
(-407.93mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1902
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2009
Jun 1900–May 1902
24-Month
60.12"
(1,527.05mm)
74.85"
(1,901.19mm)
-14.73"
(-374.14mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1941
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1974
Jun 1899–May 1902
36-Month
91.14"
(2,314.96mm)
112.24"
(2,850.90mm)
-21.10"
(-535.94mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1902
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2011
Jun 1898–May 1902
48-Month
129.70"
(3,294.38mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-19.93"
(-506.22mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1956
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2011
Jun 1897–May 1902
60-Month
169.48"
(4,304.79mm)
187.07"
(4,751.58mm)
-17.59"
(-446.79mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/