Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1897
1-Month
2.13"
(54.10mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1896 1974
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2015
Apr–May 1897
2-Month
3.37"
(85.60mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1957
Mar–May 1897
3-Month
5.86"
(148.84mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
37th Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Feb–May 1897
4-Month
7.94"
(201.68mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
1.48"
(37.60mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 1905
Jan–May 1897
5-Month
9.21"
(233.93mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
1.69"
(42.92mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Dec 1896–May 1897
6-Month
9.98"
(253.49mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Nov 1896–May 1897
7-Month
10.93"
(277.62mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
28th Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Oct 1896–May 1897
8-Month
12.02"
(305.31mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
37th Wettest Wettest to Date 1995
Sep 1896–May 1897
9-Month
14.19"
(360.43mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
1.76"
(44.71mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Aug 1896–May 1897
10-Month
15.60"
(396.24mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Ties: 2017
Jul 1896–May 1897
11-Month
18.19"
(462.03mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Jun 1896–May 1897
12-Month
19.20"
(487.68mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
44th Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Dec 1895–May 1897
18-Month
26.41"
(670.81mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
57th Driest Driest to Date 2013
67th Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Jun 1895–May 1897
24-Month
36.57"
(928.88mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
70th Driest Driest to Date 1902
54th 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 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/