Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, May 1906

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1906
1-Month
2.61"
(66.29mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1995
Apr–May 1906
2-Month
4.70"
(119.38mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1927
Mar–May 1906
3-Month
8.47"
(215.14mm)
10.89"
(276.61mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1927
Feb–May 1906
4-Month
10.63"
(270.00mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2019
Jan–May 1906
5-Month
13.92"
(353.57mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1905 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2019
Dec 1905–May 1906
6-Month
15.88"
(403.35mm)
17.20"
(436.88mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1905 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2019
Nov 1905–May 1906
7-Month
17.98"
(456.69mm)
19.95"
(506.73mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1905 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2019
Oct 1905–May 1906
8-Month
22.21"
(564.13mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
-0.53"
(-13.47mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1905 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2019
Sep 1905–May 1906
9-Month
25.41"
(645.41mm)
26.24"
(666.50mm)
-0.83"
(-21.09mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1905 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1927
Aug 1905–May 1906
10-Month
28.97"
(735.84mm)
29.74"
(755.40mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1905 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1927
Jul 1905–May 1906
11-Month
34.01"
(863.85mm)
33.37"
(847.60mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1905 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1927
Jun 1905–May 1906
12-Month
37.41"
(950.21mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1905 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1927
Dec 1904–May 1906
18-Month
52.84"
(1,342.14mm)
54.62"
(1,387.35mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1905 1902
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2009
Jun 1904–May 1906
24-Month
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
74.85"
(1,901.19mm)
-4.29"
(-108.97mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1902 1941
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1974
Jun 1903–May 1906
36-Month
108.13"
(2,746.50mm)
112.24"
(2,850.90mm)
-4.11"
(-104.40mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1903 1902
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2011
Jun 1902–May 1906
48-Month
153.42"
(3,896.87mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1905 1956
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2011
Jun 1901–May 1906
60-Month
181.09"
(4,599.69mm)
187.07"
(4,751.58mm)
-5.98"
(-151.89mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1905 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/