Updated 5/19/22 at 9:30 a.m.
Rainfall* over the past 7 days: About 1/2 inch. Over the past 30 days, rainfall has been nearly 6 inches.
Established lawns: Do not need watering.
Recently sodded lawns (within the last 4 weeks): Follow your watering instructions. If you feel squishy ground, suspend watering until that dries out.
Established perennial beds: Do not need watering.
Recently installed perennial beds (within last 12 weeks): Follow your watering instructions and monitor for wilt during hot windy days.
Established trees & shrubs: Do not need watering.
Recently installed trees & shrubs (within last 12 weeks): Follow your watering instructions. Leverage recent rains and provide a deep watering at least once this week.
Established rain gardens: Do not need watering.
Recently installed rain gardens (within the last 8 weeks): Do not need watering. Resume following your watering instructions on 5/24.
*Rain data from NOAA / NWS. All measurements approximate to the digrightin service area (Oak Park [N] to Burr Ridge [S] and Riverside [E] to Downers Grove [W]). Your actual rainfall amount may be different. Watering instructions are provided to customers by digrightin.