Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1899
1-Month
0.65"
(16.51mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1974
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2015
Apr–May 1899
2-Month
1.46"
(37.08mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1957
Mar–May 1899
3-Month
3.05"
(77.47mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1957
Feb–May 1899
4-Month
4.68"
(118.87mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1905
Jan–May 1899
5-Month
5.75"
(146.05mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1957
Ties: 2018
Dec 1898–May 1899
6-Month
6.94"
(176.28mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1957
Nov 1898–May 1899
7-Month
8.14"
(206.76mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-1.52"
(-38.60mm)
23rd Driest Driest to Date 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1957
Oct 1898–May 1899
8-Month
8.93"
(226.82mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
19th Driest Driest to Date 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1995
Sep 1898–May 1899
9-Month
9.73"
(247.14mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
Aug 1898–May 1899
10-Month
11.18"
(283.97mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-3.26"
(-82.81mm)
10th Driest Driest to Date 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
Jul 1898–May 1899
11-Month
13.54"
(343.92mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
Jun 1898–May 1899
12-Month
15.15"
(384.81mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
19th Driest Driest to Date 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
Dec 1897–May 1899
18-Month
24.17"
(613.92mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
30th Driest Driest to Date 2013
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
Jun 1897–May 1899
24-Month
35.11"
(891.79mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
48th Driest Driest to Date 1902
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
Jun 1896–May 1899
36-Month
54.31"
(1,379.47mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
60th Driest Driest to Date 2004
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1943
Ties: 1973
Jun 1895–May 1899
48-Month
71.68"
(1,820.67mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
57th Driest Driest to Date 1956
65th Wettest Wettest to Date 1944

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/