Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, May 1924

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1924
1-Month
3.52"
(89.41mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1995
Apr–May 1924
2-Month
5.68"
(144.27mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1927
Mar–May 1924
3-Month
8.37"
(212.60mm)
10.89"
(276.61mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1916 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1927
Feb–May 1924
4-Month
9.94"
(252.48mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
-2.81"
(-71.37mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1916 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
Jan–May 1924
5-Month
11.72"
(297.69mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
Dec 1923–May 1924
6-Month
15.28"
(388.11mm)
17.20"
(436.88mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
Nov 1923–May 1924
7-Month
17.05"
(433.07mm)
19.95"
(506.73mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
Oct 1923–May 1924
8-Month
20.76"
(527.30mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
-1.98"
(-50.30mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
Sep 1923–May 1924
9-Month
24.81"
(630.17mm)
26.24"
(666.50mm)
-1.43"
(-36.33mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1923 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1927
Aug 1923–May 1924
10-Month
29.56"
(750.82mm)
29.74"
(755.40mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1923 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1927
Jul 1923–May 1924
11-Month
31.76"
(806.70mm)
33.37"
(847.60mm)
-1.61"
(-40.90mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1923 1934
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1927
Ties: 1972
Jun 1923–May 1924
12-Month
35.24"
(895.10mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-2.19"
(-55.62mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1923 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1927
Ties: 1958
Dec 1922–May 1924
18-Month
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
54.62"
(1,387.35mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1923 1902
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2009
Jun 1922–May 1924
24-Month
65.79"
(1,671.07mm)
74.85"
(1,901.19mm)
-9.06"
(-230.12mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1974
Jun 1921–May 1924
36-Month
109.77"
(2,788.16mm)
112.24"
(2,850.90mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1923 1902
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2011
Ties: 1912
Jun 1920–May 1924
48-Month
140.33"
(3,564.38mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-9.30"
(-236.22mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1921 1956
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2011
Jun 1919–May 1924
60-Month
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
187.07"
(4,751.58mm)
-6.43"
(-163.32mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 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/