Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, May 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2008
1-Month
5.36"
(136.14mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1995
Apr–May 2008
2-Month
9.70"
(246.38mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1927
Mar–May 2008
3-Month
14.23"
(361.44mm)
10.89"
(276.61mm)
3.34"
(84.83mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1927
Feb–May 2008
4-Month
18.63"
(473.20mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jan–May 2008
5-Month
21.06"
(534.92mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
6.19"
(157.22mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Dec 2007–May 2008
6-Month
24.93"
(633.22mm)
17.20"
(436.88mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Nov 2007–May 2008
7-Month
26.65"
(676.91mm)
19.95"
(506.73mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Oct 2007–May 2008
8-Month
30.15"
(765.81mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Sep 2007–May 2008
9-Month
31.74"
(806.20mm)
26.24"
(666.50mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1927
Aug 2007–May 2008
10-Month
36.10"
(916.94mm)
29.74"
(755.40mm)
6.36"
(161.54mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1927
Jul 2007–May 2008
11-Month
39.41"
(1,001.01mm)
33.37"
(847.60mm)
6.04"
(153.41mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1927
Jun 2007–May 2008
12-Month
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
6.11"
(155.20mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1927
Dec 2006–May 2008
18-Month
61.15"
(1,553.21mm)
54.62"
(1,387.35mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2007 1902
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2009
Jun 2006–May 2008
24-Month
82.82"
(2,103.63mm)
74.85"
(1,901.19mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2007 1941
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1974
Jun 2005–May 2008
36-Month
116.73"
(2,964.94mm)
112.24"
(2,850.90mm)
4.49"
(114.04mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1902
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2011
Jun 2004–May 2008
48-Month
154.28"
(3,918.71mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2007 1956
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2011
Jun 2003–May 2008
60-Month
194.43"
(4,938.52mm)
187.07"
(4,751.58mm)
7.36"
(186.94mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/