Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1920

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1920
1-Month
2.06"
(52.32mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1919 1974
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2015
Ties: 1959
Apr–May 1920
2-Month
5.19"
(131.83mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
1.33"
(33.79mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1919 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1957
Mar–May 1920
3-Month
6.64"
(168.66mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1919 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1957
Feb–May 1920
4-Month
7.90"
(200.66mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1919 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1905
Jan–May 1920
5-Month
8.59"
(218.19mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1919 2002
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1957
Dec 1919–May 1920
6-Month
9.54"
(242.32mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1919 2002
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1957
Nov 1919–May 1920
7-Month
11.73"
(297.94mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1919 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1957
Oct 1919–May 1920
8-Month
13.34"
(338.84mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1919 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1995
Sep 1919–May 1920
9-Month
15.25"
(387.35mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1919 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1942
Aug 1919–May 1920
10-Month
16.66"
(423.16mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
2.22"
(56.38mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1919 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1942
Jul 1919–May 1920
11-Month
19.59"
(497.59mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1919 2002
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1942
Jun 1919–May 1920
12-Month
20.72"
(526.29mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1919 2002
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1942
Dec 1918–May 1920
18-Month
29.27"
(743.46mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1919 2013
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1942
Jun 1918–May 1920
24-Month
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
3.71"
(94.24mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1919 1902
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1942
Jun 1917–May 1920
36-Month
54.86"
(1,393.44mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1919 2004
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1943
Jun 1916–May 1920
48-Month
75.07"
(1,906.78mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1919 1956
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1944
Jun 1915–May 1920
60-Month
94.11"
(2,390.39mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
3.87"
(98.29mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1914 1936
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/