Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1898
1-Month
3.62"
(91.95mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1974
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Apr–May 1898
2-Month
5.14"
(130.56mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
1.28"
(32.52mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1897 2002
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Mar–May 1898
3-Month
6.15"
(156.21mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1897 2002
28th Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Ties: 1949
Feb–May 1898
4-Month
6.59"
(167.39mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
0.13"
(3.31mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1905
Jan–May 1898
5-Month
7.51"
(190.75mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1957
Ties: 2000
Dec 1897–May 1898
6-Month
9.02"
(229.11mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1957
Ties: 2009
Nov 1897–May 1898
7-Month
9.60"
(243.84mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1957
Oct 1897–May 1898
8-Month
12.08"
(306.83mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1897 2002
36th Wettest Wettest to Date 1995
Sep 1897–May 1898
9-Month
13.73"
(348.74mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1942
Ties: 1900
Aug 1897–May 1898
10-Month
16.06"
(407.92mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
1.62"
(41.14mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1897 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Jul 1897–May 1898
11-Month
18.14"
(460.76mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1942
Jun 1897–May 1898
12-Month
19.96"
(506.98mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1897 2002
29th Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Ties: 1909, 1970
Dec 1896–May 1898
18-Month
29.94"
(760.48mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
3.24"
(82.30mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1897 2013
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Jun 1896–May 1898
24-Month
39.16"
(994.66mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1897 1902
27th Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Jun 1895–May 1898
36-Month
56.53"
(1,435.86mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
87th Driest Driest to Date 2004
37th Wettest Wettest to Date 1943

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 9, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/