Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1895

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1895
1-Month
2.64"
(67.06mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
102nd Driest Driest to Date 1974
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Ties: 1999
Apr–May 1895
2-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
57th Driest Driest to Date 2002
69th Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Mar–May 1895
3-Month
4.61"
(117.09mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
39th Driest Driest to Date 2002
87th Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Feb–May 1895
4-Month
6.32"
(160.53mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
65th Driest Driest to Date 2002
61st Wettest Wettest to Date 1905
Jan–May 1895
5-Month
8.28"
(210.31mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
96th Driest Driest to Date 2002
30th Wettest Wettest to Date 1957

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/