Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1917
1-Month
3.43"
(87.12mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1916 1974
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2015
Apr–May 1917
2-Month
5.74"
(145.80mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
1.88"
(47.76mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1916 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1957
Mar–May 1917
3-Month
6.86"
(174.24mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
1.49"
(37.84mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1916 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1957
Feb–May 1917
4-Month
7.64"
(194.06mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
1.18"
(29.98mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1916 2002
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1905
Jan–May 1917
5-Month
8.71"
(221.23mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
1.19"
(30.22mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1916 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1957
Dec 1916–May 1917
6-Month
10.04"
(255.02mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1916 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1957
Nov 1916–May 1917
7-Month
10.74"
(272.80mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
1.08"
(27.44mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1916 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1957
Oct 1916–May 1917
8-Month
13.35"
(339.09mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1916 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1995
Sep 1916–May 1917
9-Month
14.21"
(360.93mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1916 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1942
Aug 1916–May 1917
10-Month
17.39"
(441.71mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1916 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1942
Jul 1916–May 1917
11-Month
19.56"
(496.82mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
3.02"
(76.70mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1916 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1942
Jun 1916–May 1917
12-Month
20.21"
(513.33mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1916 2002
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1942
Dec 1915–May 1917
18-Month
29.56"
(750.82mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1914 2013
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1942
Jun 1915–May 1917
24-Month
39.25"
(996.95mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1914 1902
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1942
Ties: 2008
Jun 1914–May 1917
36-Month
60.62"
(1,539.75mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
6.41"
(162.82mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1915 2004
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1943
Jun 1913–May 1917
48-Month
81.73"
(2,075.94mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
9.50"
(241.30mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1916 1956
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1944
Jun 1912–May 1917
60-Month
98.45"
(2,500.63mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1916 1936
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 9, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/