Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, May 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1951
1-Month
3.24"
(82.30mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1995
Apr–May 1951
2-Month
6.65"
(168.91mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1927
Ties: 1989
Mar–May 1951
3-Month
10.18"
(258.57mm)
10.89"
(276.61mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1927
Feb–May 1951
4-Month
14.10"
(358.14mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jan–May 1951
5-Month
16.26"
(413.00mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
1.39"
(35.30mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Dec 1950–May 1951
6-Month
17.66"
(448.56mm)
17.20"
(436.88mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1948 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Nov 1950–May 1951
7-Month
20.35"
(516.89mm)
19.95"
(506.73mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1948 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Oct 1950–May 1951
8-Month
21.60"
(548.64mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Sep 1950–May 1951
9-Month
25.01"
(635.25mm)
26.24"
(666.50mm)
-1.23"
(-31.25mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1927
Aug 1950–May 1951
10-Month
28.35"
(720.09mm)
29.74"
(755.40mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1948 1934
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1927
Jul 1950–May 1951
11-Month
32.23"
(818.64mm)
33.37"
(847.60mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1948 1934
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1927
Jun 1950–May 1951
12-Month
37.74"
(958.60mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1948 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1927
Dec 1949–May 1951
18-Month
62.64"
(1,591.06mm)
54.62"
(1,387.35mm)
8.02"
(203.71mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1949 1902
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2009
Jun 1949–May 1951
24-Month
82.72"
(2,101.09mm)
74.85"
(1,901.19mm)
7.87"
(199.90mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1974
Jun 1948–May 1951
36-Month
120.97"
(3,072.64mm)
112.24"
(2,850.90mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1950 1902
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2011
Jun 1947–May 1951
48-Month
157.33"
(3,996.18mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
7.70"
(195.58mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1949 1956
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Jun 1946–May 1951
60-Month
197.18"
(5,008.37mm)
187.07"
(4,751.58mm)
10.11"
(256.79mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 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/