Weather experts say May was cool, rainy in Illinois

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Weather experts say data show Illinois had a cool and rainy May this year. Illinois state climatologist Jim Angel with the Illinois State Water Survey at the University of Illinois says the statewide average temperature during May was 61.9 degrees. That’s eight-tenths of a degree below normal. The statewide average precipitation was 5.22 inches, which about six-tenths of an inch above normal. Danville reported the most rain with more than 10 inches.