Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, May 1968

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1968
1-Month
4.92"
(124.97mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1995
Ties: 1973, 1984
Apr–May 1968
2-Month
8.16"
(207.26mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1927
Mar–May 1968
3-Month
10.23"
(259.84mm)
10.89"
(276.61mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1965 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1927
Ties: 1896
Feb–May 1968
4-Month
11.40"
(289.56mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Jan–May 1968
5-Month
12.96"
(329.18mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
-1.91"
(-48.52mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Ties: 1954
Dec 1967–May 1968
6-Month
17.80"
(452.12mm)
17.20"
(436.88mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Nov 1967–May 1968
7-Month
20.11"
(510.79mm)
19.95"
(506.73mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Oct 1967–May 1968
8-Month
25.18"
(639.57mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
2.44"
(61.97mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Sep 1967–May 1968
9-Month
28.01"
(711.45mm)
26.24"
(666.50mm)
1.77"
(44.95mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1927
Aug 1967–May 1968
10-Month
30.60"
(777.24mm)
29.74"
(755.40mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1927
Jul 1967–May 1968
11-Month
35.25"
(895.35mm)
33.37"
(847.60mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1927
Jun 1967–May 1968
12-Month
39.35"
(999.49mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1927
Dec 1966–May 1968
18-Month
57.17"
(1,452.12mm)
54.62"
(1,387.35mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1967 1902
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2009
Jun 1966–May 1968
24-Month
73.42"
(1,864.87mm)
74.85"
(1,901.19mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1965 1941
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1974
Ties: 1997
Jun 1965–May 1968
36-Month
114.04"
(2,896.62mm)
112.24"
(2,850.90mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1967 1902
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2011
Jun 1964–May 1968
48-Month
147.25"
(3,740.15mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2011
Jun 1963–May 1968
60-Month
177.86"
(4,517.64mm)
187.07"
(4,751.58mm)
-9.21"
(-233.94mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/