Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, May 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1960
1-Month
4.66"
(118.36mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1995
Apr–May 1960
2-Month
8.14"
(206.76mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1927
Mar–May 1960
3-Month
10.40"
(264.16mm)
10.89"
(276.61mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1927
Feb–May 1960
4-Month
12.59"
(319.79mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Jan–May 1960
5-Month
14.89"
(378.21mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Ties: 1962
Dec 1959–May 1960
6-Month
17.59"
(446.79mm)
17.20"
(436.88mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Nov 1959–May 1960
7-Month
19.67"
(499.62mm)
19.95"
(506.73mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Ties: 1959
Oct 1959–May 1960
8-Month
23.87"
(606.30mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Sep 1959–May 1960
9-Month
27.95"
(709.93mm)
26.24"
(666.50mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1927
Ties: 1986
Aug 1959–May 1960
10-Month
32.34"
(821.44mm)
29.74"
(755.40mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1927
Jul 1959–May 1960
11-Month
35.64"
(905.26mm)
33.37"
(847.60mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1927
Jun 1959–May 1960
12-Month
37.14"
(943.36mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1927
Dec 1958–May 1960
18-Month
53.20"
(1,351.28mm)
54.62"
(1,387.35mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1957 1902
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2009
Jun 1958–May 1960
24-Month
78.53"
(1,994.66mm)
74.85"
(1,901.19mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1974
Ties: 2003
Jun 1957–May 1960
36-Month
113.77"
(2,889.76mm)
112.24"
(2,850.90mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1958 1902
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2011
Jun 1956–May 1960
48-Month
151.24"
(3,841.50mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
1.61"
(40.90mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Jun 1955–May 1960
60-Month
182.95"
(4,646.93mm)
187.07"
(4,751.58mm)
-4.12"
(-104.65mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/