Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, May 1945

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1945
1-Month
5.37"
(136.40mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1995
Apr–May 1945
2-Month
10.61"
(269.49mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1927
Mar–May 1945
3-Month
17.00"
(431.80mm)
10.89"
(276.61mm)
6.11"
(155.19mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Feb–May 1945
4-Month
19.45"
(494.03mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jan–May 1945
5-Month
20.51"
(520.95mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
5.64"
(143.25mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Dec 1944–May 1945
6-Month
22.13"
(562.10mm)
17.20"
(436.88mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Nov 1944–May 1945
7-Month
24.01"
(609.85mm)
19.95"
(506.73mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Oct 1944–May 1945
8-Month
25.22"
(640.59mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Sep 1944–May 1945
9-Month
28.16"
(715.26mm)
26.24"
(666.50mm)
1.92"
(48.76mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1927
Ties: 2007
Aug 1944–May 1945
10-Month
31.89"
(810.01mm)
29.74"
(755.40mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1927
Jul 1944–May 1945
11-Month
33.74"
(857.00mm)
33.37"
(847.60mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1927
Jun 1944–May 1945
12-Month
36.17"
(918.72mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1927
Dec 1943–May 1945
18-Month
55.31"
(1,404.87mm)
54.62"
(1,387.35mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1941 1902
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2009
Jun 1943–May 1945
24-Month
71.34"
(1,812.04mm)
74.85"
(1,901.19mm)
-3.51"
(-89.15mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1974
Jun 1942–May 1945
36-Month
115.47"
(2,932.94mm)
112.24"
(2,850.90mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1943 1902
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2011
Jun 1941–May 1945
48-Month
158.13"
(4,016.50mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
8.50"
(215.90mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1944 1956
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2011
Jun 1940–May 1945
60-Month
186.15"
(4,728.21mm)
187.07"
(4,751.58mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 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/