Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1909

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1909
1-Month
1.28"
(32.51mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1899 1974
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2015
Apr–May 1909
2-Month
2.98"
(75.69mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1957
Mar–May 1909
3-Month
4.43"
(112.52mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1908 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1957
Feb–May 1909
4-Month
5.87"
(149.10mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1908 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1905
Jan–May 1909
5-Month
7.69"
(195.33mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1908 2002
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1957
Dec 1908–May 1909
6-Month
9.35"
(237.49mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1908 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1957
Ties: 1916
Nov 1908–May 1909
7-Month
10.69"
(271.53mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
1.03"
(26.17mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1908 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1957
Oct 1908–May 1909
8-Month
13.27"
(337.06mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1908 2002
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1995
Sep 1908–May 1909
9-Month
14.01"
(355.85mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1908 2002
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1942
Aug 1908–May 1909
10-Month
16.51"
(419.35mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
2.07"
(52.57mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1908 2002
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1942
Jul 1908–May 1909
11-Month
18.91"
(480.31mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
2.37"
(60.19mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1908 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1942
Jun 1908–May 1909
12-Month
19.96"
(506.98mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1908 2002
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1942
Ties: 1898, 1970
Dec 1907–May 1909
18-Month
27.44"
(696.98mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1908 2013
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1942
Jun 1907–May 1909
24-Month
36.21"
(919.73mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1908 1902
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1942
Jun 1906–May 1909
36-Month
55.49"
(1,409.45mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
1.28"
(32.52mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1908 2004
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1943
Ties: 2015
Jun 1905–May 1909
48-Month
74.67"
(1,896.62mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
2.44"
(61.98mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1905 1956
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1944
Jun 1904–May 1909
60-Month
98.03"
(2,489.96mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
7.79"
(197.86mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1908 1936
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 30, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/