Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1900
1-Month
1.34"
(34.04mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1899 1974
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2015
Ties: 2010
Apr–May 1900
2-Month
6.79"
(172.47mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
2.93"
(74.43mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Mar–May 1900
3-Month
7.29"
(185.17mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Feb–May 1900
4-Month
8.36"
(212.34mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 1905
Jan–May 1900
5-Month
8.68"
(220.47mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1957
Dec 1899–May 1900
6-Month
10.14"
(257.56mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Nov 1899–May 1900
7-Month
11.10"
(281.94mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Oct 1899–May 1900
8-Month
13.03"
(330.96mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1995
Ties: 1947
Sep 1899–May 1900
9-Month
13.73"
(348.74mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
Ties: 1898
Aug 1899–May 1900
10-Month
15.47"
(392.94mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
Jul 1899–May 1900
11-Month
18.16"
(461.26mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
1.62"
(41.14mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1942
Jun 1899–May 1900
12-Month
19.48"
(494.79mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
Dec 1898–May 1900
18-Month
26.42"
(671.07mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1899 2013
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
Jun 1898–May 1900
24-Month
34.63"
(879.60mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
41st Driest Driest to Date 1902
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1942
Jun 1897–May 1900
36-Month
54.59"
(1,386.59mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
0.38"
(9.66mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1899 2004
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1943
Jun 1896–May 1900
48-Month
73.79"
(1,874.27mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
1.56"
(39.63mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1899 1956
48th Wettest Wettest to Date 1944
Jun 1895–May 1900
60-Month
91.16"
(2,315.46mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
0.92"
(23.36mm)
69th Driest Driest to Date 1936
52nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1987
Ties: 1951

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/