Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1904

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1904
1-Month
2.49"
(63.25mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1903 1974
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2015
Apr–May 1904
2-Month
3.64"
(92.46mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.22"
(-5.58mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1903 2002
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1957
Mar–May 1904
3-Month
5.19"
(131.83mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1903 2002
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1957
Feb–May 1904
4-Month
5.81"
(147.57mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1902 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1905
Jan–May 1904
5-Month
6.20"
(157.48mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1902 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1957
Dec 1903–May 1904
6-Month
6.57"
(166.88mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1957
Ties: 1931
Nov 1903–May 1904
7-Month
6.79"
(172.47mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-2.87"
(-72.89mm)
9th Driest Driest to Date 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1957
Oct 1903–May 1904
8-Month
7.78"
(197.61mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1995
Sep 1903–May 1904
9-Month
9.11"
(231.39mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1902 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1942
Aug 1903–May 1904
10-Month
10.64"
(270.26mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1942
Jul 1903–May 1904
11-Month
12.23"
(310.64mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-4.31"
(-109.48mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1942
Jun 1903–May 1904
12-Month
15.00"
(381.00mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1902 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1942
Dec 1902–May 1904
18-Month
23.88"
(606.55mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1902 2013
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1942
Jun 1902–May 1904
24-Month
32.43"
(823.72mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-3.75"
(-95.25mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1903 1902
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1942
Jun 1901–May 1904
36-Month
46.10"
(1,170.94mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-8.11"
(-205.99mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1903 2004
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1943
Jun 1900–May 1904
48-Month
60.18"
(1,528.57mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-12.05"
(-306.07mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1944
Jun 1899–May 1904
60-Month
79.66"
(2,023.36mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-10.58"
(-268.74mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1936
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/