Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1918

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1918
1-Month
0.91"
(23.11mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-1.11"
(-28.20mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1911 1974
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2015
Ties: 1911, 1932, 2006, 2012
Apr–May 1918
2-Month
2.58"
(65.53mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1913 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1957
Mar–May 1918
3-Month
4.53"
(115.06mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1916 2002
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1957
Ties: 1916
Feb–May 1918
4-Month
6.01"
(152.65mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1916 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1905
Jan–May 1918
5-Month
8.04"
(204.22mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1916 2002
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1957
Ties: 1901
Dec 1917–May 1918
6-Month
8.52"
(216.41mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1913 2002
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1957
Nov 1917–May 1918
7-Month
8.92"
(226.57mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1913 2002
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1957
Oct 1917–May 1918
8-Month
9.48"
(240.79mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1913 2002
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1995
Sep 1917–May 1918
9-Month
10.98"
(278.89mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1913 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1942
Aug 1917–May 1918
10-Month
12.80"
(325.12mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1913 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1942
Ties: 1961
Jul 1917–May 1918
11-Month
14.34"
(364.24mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1904 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1942
Jun 1917–May 1918
12-Month
14.97"
(380.24mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-3.11"
(-78.99mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1902 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1942
Dec 1916–May 1918
18-Month
25.01"
(635.25mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1911 2013
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1942
Jun 1916–May 1918
24-Month
35.18"
(893.57mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1911 1902
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1942
Ties: 1981
Jun 1915–May 1918
36-Month
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1913 2004
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1943
Jun 1914–May 1918
48-Month
75.59"
(1,919.99mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
3.36"
(85.35mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1914 1956
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1944
Jun 1913–May 1918
60-Month
96.70"
(2,456.18mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1915 1936
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/