Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, May 1944

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1944
1-Month
4.27"
(108.46mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1942 1934
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1995
Ties: 1931
Apr–May 1944
2-Month
10.71"
(272.03mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1942 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1927
Mar–May 1944
3-Month
14.91"
(378.71mm)
10.89"
(276.61mm)
4.02"
(102.10mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1942 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1927
Feb–May 1944
4-Month
17.33"
(440.18mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jan–May 1944
5-Month
17.91"
(454.91mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
3.04"
(77.21mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Dec 1943–May 1944
6-Month
19.14"
(486.16mm)
17.20"
(436.88mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1942 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Nov 1943–May 1944
7-Month
20.93"
(531.62mm)
19.95"
(506.73mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1942 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Ties: 2007, 2010
Oct 1943–May 1944
8-Month
23.03"
(584.96mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Sep 1943–May 1944
9-Month
25.38"
(644.65mm)
26.24"
(666.50mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1927
Aug 1943–May 1944
10-Month
28.36"
(720.34mm)
29.74"
(755.40mm)
-1.38"
(-35.06mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1927
Jul 1943–May 1944
11-Month
31.30"
(795.02mm)
33.37"
(847.60mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1927
Jun 1943–May 1944
12-Month
35.17"
(893.32mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-2.26"
(-57.40mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1927
Dec 1942–May 1944
18-Month
55.37"
(1,406.40mm)
54.62"
(1,387.35mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1941 1902
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2009
Jun 1942–May 1944
24-Month
79.30"
(2,014.22mm)
74.85"
(1,901.19mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1974
Jun 1941–May 1944
36-Month
121.96"
(3,097.78mm)
112.24"
(2,850.90mm)
9.72"
(246.88mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1943 1902
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2011
Jun 1940–May 1944
48-Month
149.98"
(3,809.49mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Jun 1939–May 1944
60-Month
181.11"
(4,600.19mm)
187.07"
(4,751.58mm)
-5.96"
(-151.39mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1942 1934
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 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/