Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1902
1-Month
2.53"
(64.26mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1901 1974
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2015
Ties: 1905
Apr–May 1902
2-Month
3.29"
(83.57mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.57"
(-14.47mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1957
Mar–May 1902
3-Month
4.55"
(115.57mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1957
Feb–May 1902
4-Month
5.27"
(133.86mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1905
Jan–May 1902
5-Month
5.90"
(149.86mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1957
Dec 1901–May 1902
6-Month
7.11"
(180.59mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1957
Nov 1901–May 1902
7-Month
7.39"
(187.71mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-2.27"
(-57.65mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1957
Oct 1901–May 1902
8-Month
8.02"
(203.71mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-2.98"
(-75.69mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1995
Sep 1901–May 1902
9-Month
8.63"
(219.20mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1942
Aug 1901–May 1902
10-Month
11.14"
(282.96mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1942
Jul 1901–May 1902
11-Month
12.25"
(311.15mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-4.29"
(-108.97mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1942
Jun 1901–May 1902
12-Month
13.67"
(347.22mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-4.41"
(-112.01mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1942
Dec 1900–May 1902
18-Month
22.07"
(560.58mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-4.63"
(-117.60mm)
10th Driest Driest to Date 2013
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1942
Jun 1900–May 1902
24-Month
27.75"
(704.85mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-8.43"
(-214.12mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1902
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1942
Jun 1899–May 1902
36-Month
47.23"
(1,199.64mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-6.98"
(-177.29mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 2004
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1943
Jun 1898–May 1902
48-Month
62.38"
(1,584.45mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-9.85"
(-250.19mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1956
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1944
Jun 1897–May 1902
60-Month
82.34"
(2,091.44mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-7.90"
(-200.66mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 1936
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/