Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1896
1-Month
1.14"
(28.96mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 1974
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2015
Apr–May 1896
2-Month
2.29"
(58.17mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-1.57"
(-39.87mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1957
Ties: 1927, 1954, 2012
Mar–May 1896
3-Month
3.94"
(100.08mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
23rd Driest Driest to Date 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1957
Feb–May 1896
4-Month
4.90"
(124.46mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1905
Jan–May 1896
5-Month
6.03"
(153.16mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1957
Dec 1895–May 1896
6-Month
7.21"
(183.13mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 2002
100th Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Nov 1895–May 1896
7-Month
8.80"
(223.52mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
39th Driest Driest to Date 2002
86th Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Ties: 1910, 1976
Oct 1895–May 1896
8-Month
10.01"
(254.25mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
46th Driest Driest to Date 2002
79th Wettest Wettest to Date 1995
Sep 1895–May 1896
9-Month
10.59"
(268.99mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-1.84"
(-46.73mm)
29th Driest Driest to Date 2002
96th Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Aug 1895–May 1896
10-Month
12.29"
(312.17mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
23rd Driest Driest to Date 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Jul 1895–May 1896
11-Month
15.45"
(392.43mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
44th Driest Driest to Date 2002
81st Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Jun 1895–May 1896
12-Month
17.37"
(441.20mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
50th Driest Driest to Date 2002
75th Wettest Wettest to Date 1942

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/