Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, May 1912

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1912
1-Month
3.86"
(98.04mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1995
Apr–May 1912
2-Month
8.72"
(221.49mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1927
Mar–May 1912
3-Month
12.04"
(305.82mm)
10.89"
(276.61mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1927
Feb–May 1912
4-Month
13.85"
(351.79mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Jan–May 1912
5-Month
14.95"
(379.73mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Ties: 1955
Dec 1911–May 1912
6-Month
17.08"
(433.83mm)
17.20"
(436.88mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Nov 1911–May 1912
7-Month
20.03"
(508.76mm)
19.95"
(506.73mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Oct 1911–May 1912
8-Month
22.85"
(580.39mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Sep 1911–May 1912
9-Month
31.81"
(807.97mm)
26.24"
(666.50mm)
5.57"
(141.47mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 1927
Aug 1911–May 1912
10-Month
35.93"
(912.62mm)
29.74"
(755.40mm)
6.19"
(157.22mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 1927
Jul 1911–May 1912
11-Month
38.28"
(972.31mm)
33.37"
(847.60mm)
4.91"
(124.71mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1927
Jun 1911–May 1912
12-Month
40.94"
(1,039.88mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
3.51"
(89.16mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1927
Dec 1910–May 1912
18-Month
54.94"
(1,395.48mm)
54.62"
(1,387.35mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1911 1902
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2009
Jun 1910–May 1912
24-Month
72.79"
(1,848.87mm)
74.85"
(1,901.19mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1911 1941
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1974
Jun 1909–May 1912
36-Month
109.77"
(2,788.16mm)
112.24"
(2,850.90mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1902
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2011
Ties: 1924
Jun 1908–May 1912
48-Month
142.83"
(3,627.88mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-6.80"
(-172.72mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1903 1956
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2011
Jun 1907–May 1912
60-Month
188.81"
(4,795.77mm)
187.07"
(4,751.58mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/