Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, May 1916

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1916
1-Month
4.69"
(119.13mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1995
Apr–May 1916
2-Month
6.35"
(161.29mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1927
Ties: 1902
Mar–May 1916
3-Month
8.35"
(212.09mm)
10.89"
(276.61mm)
-2.54"
(-64.52mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1927
Feb–May 1916
4-Month
9.29"
(235.97mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
-3.46"
(-87.88mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jan–May 1916
5-Month
15.95"
(405.13mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1915 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Dec 1915–May 1916
6-Month
18.70"
(474.98mm)
17.20"
(436.88mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Nov 1915–May 1916
7-Month
21.12"
(536.45mm)
19.95"
(506.73mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1915 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Oct 1915–May 1916
8-Month
21.95"
(557.53mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1915 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Sep 1915–May 1916
9-Month
26.29"
(667.77mm)
26.24"
(666.50mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1915 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1927
Aug 1915–May 1916
10-Month
32.39"
(822.71mm)
29.74"
(755.40mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1915 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1927
Jul 1915–May 1916
11-Month
39.12"
(993.65mm)
33.37"
(847.60mm)
5.75"
(146.05mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1915 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1927
Jun 1915–May 1916
12-Month
43.87"
(1,114.30mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1927
Dec 1914–May 1916
18-Month
60.11"
(1,526.79mm)
54.62"
(1,387.35mm)
5.49"
(139.44mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1915 1902
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2009
Jun 1914–May 1916
24-Month
75.28"
(1,912.11mm)
74.85"
(1,901.19mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1974
Jun 1913–May 1916
36-Month
103.88"
(2,638.55mm)
112.24"
(2,850.90mm)
-8.36"
(-212.35mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1915 1902
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2011
Jun 1912–May 1916
48-Month
141.22"
(3,586.99mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-8.41"
(-213.61mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1915 1956
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2011
Jun 1911–May 1916
60-Month
182.16"
(4,626.86mm)
187.07"
(4,751.58mm)
-4.91"
(-124.72mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1915 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/