Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, May 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1962
1-Month
4.54"
(115.32mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1995
Apr–May 1962
2-Month
6.40"
(162.56mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1927
Mar–May 1962
3-Month
9.34"
(237.24mm)
10.89"
(276.61mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1927
Feb–May 1962
4-Month
11.63"
(295.40mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jan–May 1962
5-Month
14.89"
(378.21mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Ties: 1960
Dec 1961–May 1962
6-Month
17.24"
(437.90mm)
17.20"
(436.88mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Nov 1961–May 1962
7-Month
20.78"
(527.81mm)
19.95"
(506.73mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Oct 1961–May 1962
8-Month
23.46"
(595.88mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
0.72"
(18.28mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Ties: 1913
Sep 1961–May 1962
9-Month
30.61"
(777.49mm)
26.24"
(666.50mm)
4.37"
(110.99mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1927
Aug 1961–May 1962
10-Month
33.70"
(855.98mm)
29.74"
(755.40mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1927
Jul 1961–May 1962
11-Month
39.45"
(1,002.03mm)
33.37"
(847.60mm)
6.08"
(154.43mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1927
Jun 1961–May 1962
12-Month
42.79"
(1,086.87mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
5.36"
(136.15mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1927
Dec 1960–May 1962
18-Month
59.44"
(1,509.78mm)
54.62"
(1,387.35mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1961 1902
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2009
Jun 1960–May 1962
24-Month
77.63"
(1,971.80mm)
74.85"
(1,901.19mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1961 1941
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1974
Jun 1959–May 1962
36-Month
114.77"
(2,915.16mm)
112.24"
(2,850.90mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1961 1902
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Jun 1958–May 1962
48-Month
156.16"
(3,966.46mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1961 1956
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Jun 1957–May 1962
60-Month
191.40"
(4,861.56mm)
187.07"
(4,751.58mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/