Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, May 1920

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1920
1-Month
4.79"
(121.67mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1917 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1995
Apr–May 1920
2-Month
9.28"
(235.71mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1919 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1927
Mar–May 1920
3-Month
14.27"
(362.46mm)
10.89"
(276.61mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1919 1934
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1927
Feb–May 1920
4-Month
14.91"
(378.71mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1919 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Jan–May 1920
5-Month
16.37"
(415.80mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1919 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Dec 1919–May 1920
6-Month
17.09"
(434.09mm)
17.20"
(436.88mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1919 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Nov 1919–May 1920
7-Month
20.44"
(519.18mm)
19.95"
(506.73mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1919 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Oct 1919–May 1920
8-Month
27.35"
(694.69mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
4.61"
(117.09mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1919 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Sep 1919–May 1920
9-Month
30.96"
(786.38mm)
26.24"
(666.50mm)
4.72"
(119.88mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1919 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1927
Aug 1919–May 1920
10-Month
33.82"
(859.03mm)
29.74"
(755.40mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1919 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1927
Jul 1919–May 1920
11-Month
35.68"
(906.27mm)
33.37"
(847.60mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1919 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1927
Jun 1919–May 1920
12-Month
40.31"
(1,023.87mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1919 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1927
Dec 1918–May 1920
18-Month
57.03"
(1,448.56mm)
54.62"
(1,387.35mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1919 1902
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2009
Ties: 1995
Jun 1918–May 1920
24-Month
76.24"
(1,936.50mm)
74.85"
(1,901.19mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1919 1941
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1974
Jun 1917–May 1920
36-Month
109.58"
(2,783.33mm)
112.24"
(2,850.90mm)
-2.66"
(-67.57mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1919 1902
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2011
Jun 1916–May 1920
48-Month
144.62"
(3,673.35mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-5.01"
(-127.25mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1918 1956
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2011
Jun 1915–May 1920
60-Month
188.49"
(4,787.65mm)
187.07"
(4,751.58mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1919 1934
60th 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 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/