Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, May 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2019
1-Month
8.16"
(207.26mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1995
Apr–May 2019
2-Month
12.74"
(323.60mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
4.94"
(125.48mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1927
Mar–May 2019
3-Month
16.80"
(426.72mm)
10.89"
(276.61mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1927
Feb–May 2019
4-Month
20.01"
(508.25mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan–May 2019
5-Month
23.32"
(592.33mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
8.45"
(214.63mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 2018–May 2019
6-Month
26.57"
(674.88mm)
17.20"
(436.88mm)
9.37"
(238.00mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 2018–May 2019
7-Month
29.58"
(751.33mm)
19.95"
(506.73mm)
9.63"
(244.60mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Oct 2018–May 2019
8-Month
33.26"
(844.80mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
10.52"
(267.20mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 2018–May 2019
9-Month
38.16"
(969.26mm)
26.24"
(666.50mm)
11.92"
(302.76mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Aug 2018–May 2019
10-Month
43.07"
(1,093.98mm)
29.74"
(755.40mm)
13.33"
(338.58mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Jul 2018–May 2019
11-Month
46.51"
(1,181.35mm)
33.37"
(847.60mm)
13.14"
(333.75mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Jun 2018–May 2019
12-Month
52.80"
(1,341.12mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
15.37"
(390.40mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Dec 2017–May 2019
18-Month
69.94"
(1,776.48mm)
54.62"
(1,387.35mm)
15.32"
(389.13mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1902
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2009
Jun 2017–May 2019
24-Month
88.43"
(2,246.12mm)
74.85"
(1,901.19mm)
13.58"
(344.93mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2018 1941
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1974
Jun 2016–May 2019
36-Month
133.49"
(3,390.65mm)
112.24"
(2,850.90mm)
21.25"
(539.75mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2018 1902
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Jun 2015–May 2019
48-Month
181.37"
(4,606.80mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
31.74"
(806.20mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Jun 2014–May 2019
60-Month
222.90"
(5,661.66mm)
187.07"
(4,751.58mm)
35.83"
(910.08mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/