Climate at a Glance

Divisional Rankings

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Colorado, Climate Division 2. Colorado Drainage

Precipitation Rankings, May 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2021
1-Month
1.33"
(33.78mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2020 1974
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1995
Apr–May 2021
2-Month
2.02"
(51.31mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2020 1899
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1957
Mar–May 2021
3-Month
3.96"
(100.58mm)
5.83"
(148.08mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2020 2012
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1906
Feb–May 2021
4-Month
5.72"
(145.29mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1906
Jan–May 2021
5-Month
6.78"
(172.21mm)
9.50"
(241.30mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1957
Dec 2020–May 2021
6-Month
8.21"
(208.53mm)
11.28"
(286.51mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1957
Nov 2020–May 2021
7-Month
9.60"
(243.84mm)
12.88"
(327.15mm)
-3.28"
(-83.31mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1979
Oct 2020–May 2021
8-Month
10.28"
(261.11mm)
14.68"
(372.87mm)
-4.40"
(-111.76mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1979
Sep 2020–May 2021
9-Month
11.29"
(286.77mm)
16.35"
(415.29mm)
-5.06"
(-128.52mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1995
Aug 2020–May 2021
10-Month
11.72"
(297.69mm)
18.17"
(461.52mm)
-6.45"
(-163.83mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1995
Jul 2020–May 2021
11-Month
12.86"
(326.64mm)
19.80"
(502.92mm)
-6.94"
(-176.28mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1920
Jun 2020–May 2021
12-Month
13.78"
(350.01mm)
20.84"
(529.34mm)
-7.06"
(-179.33mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1985
Ties: 2002
Dec 2019–May 2021
18-Month
22.72"
(577.09mm)
32.10"
(815.34mm)
-9.38"
(-238.25mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1958
Jun 2019–May 2021
24-Month
29.04"
(737.62mm)
41.68"
(1,058.67mm)
-12.64"
(-321.05mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1902 1902
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1985
Jun 2018–May 2021
36-Month
51.77"
(1,314.96mm)
62.45"
(1,586.23mm)
-10.68"
(-271.27mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2004 1902
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1986
Jun 2017–May 2021
48-Month
66.62"
(1,692.15mm)
83.20"
(2,113.28mm)
-16.58"
(-421.13mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1904 1902
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1986
Jun 2016–May 2021
60-Month
87.37"
(2,219.20mm)
103.95"
(2,640.33mm)
-16.58"
(-421.13mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 13, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/