Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, May 1963

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1963
1-Month
2.95"
(74.93mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1995
Apr–May 1963
2-Month
5.78"
(146.81mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1927
Ties: 1928
Mar–May 1963
3-Month
11.01"
(279.65mm)
10.89"
(276.61mm)
0.12"
(3.04mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1962 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1927
Feb–May 1963
4-Month
11.59"
(294.39mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Ties: 1956
Jan–May 1963
5-Month
12.30"
(312.42mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Ties: 1956
Dec 1962–May 1963
6-Month
13.36"
(339.34mm)
17.20"
(436.88mm)
-3.84"
(-97.54mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Nov 1962–May 1963
7-Month
14.58"
(370.33mm)
19.95"
(506.73mm)
-5.37"
(-136.40mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Oct 1962–May 1963
8-Month
17.86"
(453.64mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
-4.88"
(-123.96mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Sep 1962–May 1963
9-Month
20.22"
(513.59mm)
26.24"
(666.50mm)
-6.02"
(-152.91mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1927
Aug 1962–May 1963
10-Month
22.65"
(575.31mm)
29.74"
(755.40mm)
-7.09"
(-180.09mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1927
Jul 1962–May 1963
11-Month
27.47"
(697.74mm)
33.37"
(847.60mm)
-5.90"
(-149.86mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1927
Jun 1962–May 1963
12-Month
30.82"
(782.83mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-6.61"
(-167.89mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1927
Dec 1961–May 1963
18-Month
48.06"
(1,220.72mm)
54.62"
(1,387.35mm)
-6.56"
(-166.63mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1954 1902
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2009
Jun 1961–May 1963
24-Month
73.61"
(1,869.69mm)
74.85"
(1,901.19mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1961 1941
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1974
Jun 1960–May 1963
36-Month
108.45"
(2,754.63mm)
112.24"
(2,850.90mm)
-3.79"
(-96.27mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1958 1902
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2011
Jun 1959–May 1963
48-Month
145.59"
(3,697.99mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-4.04"
(-102.61mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2011
Jun 1958–May 1963
60-Month
186.98"
(4,749.29mm)
187.07"
(4,751.58mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/