Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, May 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1980
1-Month
2.92"
(74.17mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1995
Apr–May 1980
2-Month
5.35"
(135.89mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1927
Mar–May 1980
3-Month
8.71"
(221.23mm)
10.89"
(276.61mm)
-2.18"
(-55.38mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1927
Ties: 1956
Feb–May 1980
4-Month
10.00"
(254.00mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jan–May 1980
5-Month
10.91"
(277.11mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
-3.96"
(-100.59mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Dec 1979–May 1980
6-Month
13.04"
(331.22mm)
17.20"
(436.88mm)
-4.16"
(-105.66mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Nov 1979–May 1980
7-Month
16.32"
(414.53mm)
19.95"
(506.73mm)
-3.63"
(-92.20mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Oct 1979–May 1980
8-Month
18.18"
(461.77mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
-4.56"
(-115.83mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Sep 1979–May 1980
9-Month
18.64"
(473.46mm)
26.24"
(666.50mm)
-7.60"
(-193.04mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1927
Aug 1979–May 1980
10-Month
23.51"
(597.15mm)
29.74"
(755.40mm)
-6.23"
(-158.25mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1927
Jul 1979–May 1980
11-Month
29.17"
(740.92mm)
33.37"
(847.60mm)
-4.20"
(-106.68mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1927
Jun 1979–May 1980
12-Month
31.98"
(812.29mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-5.45"
(-138.43mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1927
Dec 1978–May 1980
18-Month
52.71"
(1,338.83mm)
54.62"
(1,387.35mm)
-1.91"
(-48.52mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1977 1902
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009
Jun 1978–May 1980
24-Month
71.83"
(1,824.48mm)
74.85"
(1,901.19mm)
-3.02"
(-76.71mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1974
Jun 1977–May 1980
36-Month
113.70"
(2,887.98mm)
112.24"
(2,850.90mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1902
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Jun 1976–May 1980
48-Month
141.69"
(3,598.93mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-7.94"
(-201.67mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Jun 1975–May 1980
60-Month
178.09"
(4,523.49mm)
187.07"
(4,751.58mm)
-8.98"
(-228.09mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 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/