Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, May 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2016
1-Month
4.34"
(110.24mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2014 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1995
Ties: 1947
Apr–May 2016
2-Month
7.64"
(194.06mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1927
Mar–May 2016
3-Month
10.99"
(279.15mm)
10.89"
(276.61mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2014 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1927
Feb–May 2016
4-Month
12.30"
(312.42mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2014 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Jan–May 2016
5-Month
13.16"
(334.26mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
-1.71"
(-43.44mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Dec 2015–May 2016
6-Month
19.83"
(503.68mm)
17.20"
(436.88mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Nov 2015–May 2016
7-Month
25.35"
(643.89mm)
19.95"
(506.73mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Oct 2015–May 2016
8-Month
26.79"
(680.47mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Sep 2015–May 2016
9-Month
30.21"
(767.33mm)
26.24"
(666.50mm)
3.97"
(100.83mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1927
Aug 2015–May 2016
10-Month
33.23"
(844.04mm)
29.74"
(755.40mm)
3.49"
(88.64mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1927
Jul 2015–May 2016
11-Month
38.44"
(976.38mm)
33.37"
(847.60mm)
5.07"
(128.78mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1927
Jun 2015–May 2016
12-Month
47.88"
(1,216.15mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
10.45"
(265.43mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1927
Dec 2014–May 2016
18-Month
63.86"
(1,622.04mm)
54.62"
(1,387.35mm)
9.24"
(234.69mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2015 1902
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2009
Jun 2014–May 2016
24-Month
89.41"
(2,271.01mm)
74.85"
(1,901.19mm)
14.56"
(369.82mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2015 1941
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1974
Jun 2013–May 2016
36-Month
123.17"
(3,128.52mm)
112.24"
(2,850.90mm)
10.93"
(277.62mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1902
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2011
Jun 2012–May 2016
48-Month
164.80"
(4,185.92mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2011
Jun 2011–May 2016
60-Month
201.90"
(5,128.26mm)
187.07"
(4,751.58mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 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/