Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1903

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1903
1-Month
1.29"
(32.77mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1899 1974
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2015
Ties: 1937
Apr–May 1903
2-Month
3.09"
(78.49mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.77"
(-19.55mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1957
Mar–May 1903
3-Month
4.67"
(118.62mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1902 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1957
Feb–May 1903
4-Month
6.79"
(172.47mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
0.33"
(8.39mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1902 2002
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1905
Jan–May 1903
5-Month
7.39"
(187.71mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1902 2002
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1957
Ties: 1959
Dec 1902–May 1903
6-Month
8.88"
(225.55mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1902 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1957
Ties: 1997
Nov 1902–May 1903
7-Month
9.96"
(252.98mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1902 2002
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1957
Oct 1902–May 1903
8-Month
10.92"
(277.37mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1902 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1995
Ties: 1994
Sep 1902–May 1903
9-Month
12.81"
(325.37mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1902 2002
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1942
Aug 1902–May 1903
10-Month
14.87"
(377.70mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1902 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1942
Jul 1902–May 1903
11-Month
16.28"
(413.51mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1902 2002
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1942
Jun 1902–May 1903
12-Month
17.43"
(442.72mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1902 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1942
Dec 1901–May 1903
18-Month
24.54"
(623.32mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1902 2013
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1942
Jun 1901–May 1903
24-Month
31.10"
(789.94mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-5.08"
(-129.03mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1902 1902
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1942
Jun 1900–May 1903
36-Month
45.18"
(1,147.57mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-9.03"
(-229.36mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2004
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1943
Jun 1899–May 1903
48-Month
64.66"
(1,642.36mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-7.57"
(-192.28mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1902 1956
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1944
Jun 1898–May 1903
60-Month
79.81"
(2,027.17mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-10.43"
(-264.93mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1936
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/