Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, May 1936

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1936
1-Month
2.08"
(52.83mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1995
Apr–May 1936
2-Month
4.48"
(113.79mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1927
Ties: 1914
Mar–May 1936
3-Month
6.10"
(154.94mm)
10.89"
(276.61mm)
-4.79"
(-121.67mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1927
Feb–May 1936
4-Month
7.97"
(202.44mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
-4.78"
(-121.41mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jan–May 1936
5-Month
9.36"
(237.74mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
-5.51"
(-139.96mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Dec 1935–May 1936
6-Month
10.56"
(268.22mm)
17.20"
(436.88mm)
-6.64"
(-168.66mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Nov 1935–May 1936
7-Month
15.16"
(385.06mm)
19.95"
(506.73mm)
-4.79"
(-121.67mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Oct 1935–May 1936
8-Month
17.18"
(436.37mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
-5.56"
(-141.23mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Sep 1935–May 1936
9-Month
20.42"
(518.67mm)
26.24"
(666.50mm)
-5.82"
(-147.83mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1927
Aug 1935–May 1936
10-Month
22.85"
(580.39mm)
29.74"
(755.40mm)
-6.89"
(-175.01mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1927
Jul 1935–May 1936
11-Month
26.32"
(668.53mm)
33.37"
(847.60mm)
-7.05"
(-179.07mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1927
Jun 1935–May 1936
12-Month
31.99"
(812.55mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-5.44"
(-138.17mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1927
Dec 1934–May 1936
18-Month
52.36"
(1,329.94mm)
54.62"
(1,387.35mm)
-2.26"
(-57.41mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1934 1902
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2009
Jun 1934–May 1936
24-Month
76.31"
(1,938.27mm)
74.85"
(1,901.19mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1935 1941
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1974
Jun 1933–May 1936
36-Month
98.47"
(2,501.14mm)
112.24"
(2,850.90mm)
-13.77"
(-349.76mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1932 1902
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Jun 1932–May 1936
48-Month
143.18"
(3,636.77mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-6.45"
(-163.83mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1934 1956
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Jun 1931–May 1936
60-Month
179.86"
(4,568.44mm)
187.07"
(4,751.58mm)
-7.21"
(-183.14mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1935 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1933 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/