Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, May 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1985
1-Month
3.30"
(83.82mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1995
Apr–May 1985
2-Month
5.49"
(139.45mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1927
Mar–May 1985
3-Month
10.74"
(272.80mm)
10.89"
(276.61mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1927
Feb–May 1985
4-Month
14.14"
(359.16mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jan–May 1985
5-Month
15.75"
(400.05mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Dec 1984–May 1985
6-Month
19.43"
(493.52mm)
17.20"
(436.88mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Nov 1984–May 1985
7-Month
23.73"
(602.74mm)
19.95"
(506.73mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Oct 1984–May 1985
8-Month
28.60"
(726.44mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
5.86"
(148.84mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Sep 1984–May 1985
9-Month
33.03"
(838.96mm)
26.24"
(666.50mm)
6.79"
(172.46mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1927
Ties: 1922
Aug 1984–May 1985
10-Month
34.70"
(881.38mm)
29.74"
(755.40mm)
4.96"
(125.98mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1927
Jul 1984–May 1985
11-Month
37.78"
(959.61mm)
33.37"
(847.60mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1984 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1927
Jun 1984–May 1985
12-Month
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1927
Dec 1983–May 1985
18-Month
60.52"
(1,537.21mm)
54.62"
(1,387.35mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1982 1902
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2009
Jun 1983–May 1985
24-Month
81.69"
(2,074.93mm)
74.85"
(1,901.19mm)
6.84"
(173.74mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1982 1941
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1974
Jun 1982–May 1985
36-Month
128.12"
(3,254.25mm)
112.24"
(2,850.90mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1983 1902
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Jun 1981–May 1985
48-Month
171.68"
(4,360.67mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
22.05"
(560.07mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1984 1956
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Jun 1980–May 1985
60-Month
209.36"
(5,317.74mm)
187.07"
(4,751.58mm)
22.29"
(566.16mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1984 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011

Citing This Page

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