Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, May 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1976
1-Month
3.57"
(90.68mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1995
Apr–May 1976
2-Month
6.23"
(158.24mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1927
Mar–May 1976
3-Month
10.80"
(274.32mm)
10.89"
(276.61mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1927
Feb–May 1976
4-Month
12.89"
(327.41mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jan–May 1976
5-Month
13.91"
(353.31mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Dec 1975–May 1976
6-Month
16.42"
(417.07mm)
17.20"
(436.88mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Nov 1975–May 1976
7-Month
19.42"
(493.27mm)
19.95"
(506.73mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Oct 1975–May 1976
8-Month
21.26"
(540.00mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
-1.48"
(-37.60mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Sep 1975–May 1976
9-Month
23.99"
(609.35mm)
26.24"
(666.50mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1927
Aug 1975–May 1976
10-Month
29.06"
(738.12mm)
29.74"
(755.40mm)
-0.68"
(-17.28mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1927
Jul 1975–May 1976
11-Month
32.39"
(822.71mm)
33.37"
(847.60mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1927
Jun 1975–May 1976
12-Month
36.40"
(924.56mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1927
Dec 1974–May 1976
18-Month
56.81"
(1,442.97mm)
54.62"
(1,387.35mm)
2.19"
(55.62mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1902
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2009
Ties: 1909
Jun 1974–May 1976
24-Month
76.36"
(1,939.54mm)
74.85"
(1,901.19mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1974
Jun 1973–May 1976
36-Month
123.98"
(3,149.09mm)
112.24"
(2,850.90mm)
11.74"
(298.19mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1973 1902
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Jun 1972–May 1976
48-Month
172.38"
(4,378.45mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
22.75"
(577.85mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1975 1956
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jun 1971–May 1976
60-Month
207.13"
(5,261.10mm)
187.07"
(4,751.58mm)
20.06"
(509.52mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 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/