Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, May 1919

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1919
1-Month
5.20"
(132.08mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1917 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1995
Apr–May 1919
2-Month
7.62"
(193.55mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1916 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1927
Mar–May 1919
3-Month
10.92"
(277.37mm)
10.89"
(276.61mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1916 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1927
Feb–May 1919
4-Month
12.84"
(326.14mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1917 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2019
Jan–May 1919
5-Month
13.30"
(337.82mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2019
Ties: 1989
Dec 1918–May 1919
6-Month
16.72"
(424.69mm)
17.20"
(436.88mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Nov 1918–May 1919
7-Month
18.96"
(481.58mm)
19.95"
(506.73mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Oct 1918–May 1919
8-Month
22.12"
(561.85mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Sep 1918–May 1919
9-Month
26.00"
(660.40mm)
26.24"
(666.50mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1927
Aug 1918–May 1919
10-Month
29.83"
(757.68mm)
29.74"
(755.40mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1927
Jul 1918–May 1919
11-Month
32.41"
(823.21mm)
33.37"
(847.60mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1927
Jun 1918–May 1919
12-Month
35.93"
(912.62mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1927
Dec 1917–May 1919
18-Month
52.19"
(1,325.63mm)
54.62"
(1,387.35mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1918 1902
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2009
Jun 1917–May 1919
24-Month
69.27"
(1,759.46mm)
74.85"
(1,901.19mm)
-5.58"
(-141.73mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1918 1941
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1974
Jun 1916–May 1919
36-Month
104.31"
(2,649.47mm)
112.24"
(2,850.90mm)
-7.93"
(-201.43mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1916 1902
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2011
Jun 1915–May 1919
48-Month
148.18"
(3,763.77mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1918 1956
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2011
Jun 1914–May 1919
60-Month
179.59"
(4,561.59mm)
187.07"
(4,751.58mm)
-7.48"
(-189.99mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011

Citing This Page

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