Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, May 1958

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1958
1-Month
2.72"
(69.09mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1995
Apr–May 1958
2-Month
5.55"
(140.97mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1927
Mar–May 1958
3-Month
7.17"
(182.12mm)
10.89"
(276.61mm)
-3.72"
(-94.49mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1927
Feb–May 1958
4-Month
7.86"
(199.64mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
-4.89"
(-124.21mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jan–May 1958
5-Month
9.51"
(241.55mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
-5.36"
(-136.15mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Dec 1957–May 1958
6-Month
13.67"
(347.22mm)
17.20"
(436.88mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Nov 1957–May 1958
7-Month
17.18"
(436.37mm)
19.95"
(506.73mm)
-2.77"
(-70.36mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Oct 1957–May 1958
8-Month
20.52"
(521.21mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Sep 1957–May 1958
9-Month
22.04"
(559.82mm)
26.24"
(666.50mm)
-4.20"
(-106.68mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1927
Aug 1957–May 1958
10-Month
24.82"
(630.43mm)
29.74"
(755.40mm)
-4.92"
(-124.97mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1927
Jul 1957–May 1958
11-Month
28.86"
(733.04mm)
33.37"
(847.60mm)
-4.51"
(-114.56mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1927
Jun 1957–May 1958
12-Month
35.24"
(895.10mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-2.19"
(-55.62mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1927
Ties: 1924
Dec 1956–May 1958
18-Month
57.22"
(1,453.39mm)
54.62"
(1,387.35mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1957 1902
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2009
Jun 1956–May 1958
24-Month
72.71"
(1,846.83mm)
74.85"
(1,901.19mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1974
Jun 1955–May 1958
36-Month
104.42"
(2,652.27mm)
112.24"
(2,850.90mm)
-7.82"
(-198.63mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1956 1902
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2011
Jun 1954–May 1958
48-Month
141.76"
(3,600.70mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-7.87"
(-199.90mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1956
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Jun 1953–May 1958
60-Month
168.44"
(4,278.38mm)
187.07"
(4,751.58mm)
-18.63"
(-473.20mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/