Climate at a Glance

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, May 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1974
1-Month
7.01"
(178.05mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1995
Apr–May 1974
2-Month
10.94"
(277.88mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1927
Mar–May 1974
3-Month
14.39"
(365.51mm)
10.89"
(276.61mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1927
Feb–May 1974
4-Month
16.61"
(421.89mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jan–May 1974
5-Month
19.96"
(506.98mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
5.09"
(129.28mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Dec 1973–May 1974
6-Month
23.95"
(608.33mm)
17.20"
(436.88mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Nov 1973–May 1974
7-Month
27.27"
(692.66mm)
19.95"
(506.73mm)
7.32"
(185.93mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Oct 1973–May 1974
8-Month
31.11"
(790.19mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
8.37"
(212.59mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1973–May 1974
9-Month
35.03"
(889.76mm)
26.24"
(666.50mm)
8.79"
(223.26mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1927
Aug 1973–May 1974
10-Month
37.09"
(942.09mm)
29.74"
(755.40mm)
7.35"
(186.69mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1927
Jul 1973–May 1974
11-Month
41.54"
(1,055.12mm)
33.37"
(847.60mm)
8.17"
(207.52mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1927
Jun 1973–May 1974
12-Month
47.62"
(1,209.55mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
10.19"
(258.83mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1927
Dec 1972–May 1974
18-Month
70.98"
(1,802.89mm)
54.62"
(1,387.35mm)
16.36"
(415.54mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1902
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Jun 1972–May 1974
24-Month
96.02"
(2,438.91mm)
74.85"
(1,901.19mm)
21.17"
(537.72mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Jun 1971–May 1974
36-Month
130.77"
(3,321.56mm)
112.24"
(2,850.90mm)
18.53"
(470.66mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1973 1902
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2011
Jun 1970–May 1974
48-Month
167.77"
(4,261.36mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1973 1956
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2011
Jun 1969–May 1974
60-Month
209.91"
(5,331.71mm)
187.07"
(4,751.58mm)
22.84"
(580.13mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/