A wet May and spring for Illinois CHAMPAIGN – The statewide precipitation for May was 6.87 inches, 2.25 inches above the long-term average, and the 12th wettest May on record, according to Jim Angel, Illinois State Climatologist at the Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois.
June 14, 2013 - The Mendota Reporter
Weather Talk: Precipitation sets record for January through May The January-through-May official precipitation total of 12.90 inches for Fargo-Moorhead this year is the most ever recorded over those five months (dating back to 1881). Fargo-Moorhead is one good storm away from exceeding the 12-month total of 14.52 inches.
June 13, 2013 - The Fargo Forum
Cards' Wainwright first to 10 wins in majors NEW YORK -- The word uttered most often when inclement weather threatens a Major League Baseball game is window -- as in, how long a precipitation-free window do the teams have to play the game?
June 13, 2013 - The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports