Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1928

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1928
1-Month
3.54"
(89.92mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1927 1974
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2015
Apr–May 1928
2-Month
4.51"
(114.55mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1927 2002
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1957
Mar–May 1928
3-Month
6.24"
(158.50mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1927 2002
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1957
Feb–May 1928
4-Month
7.02"
(178.31mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1927 2002
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1905
Jan–May 1928
5-Month
7.35"
(186.69mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1927 2002
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1957
Dec 1927–May 1928
6-Month
8.40"
(213.36mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1957
Ties: 1901
Nov 1927–May 1928
7-Month
9.57"
(243.08mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1927 2002
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1957
Ties: 2001
Oct 1927–May 1928
8-Month
10.37"
(263.40mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1995
Sep 1927–May 1928
9-Month
12.89"
(327.41mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1927 2002
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1942
Aug 1927–May 1928
10-Month
15.52"
(394.21mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1927 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1942
Jul 1927–May 1928
11-Month
18.28"
(464.31mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1927 2002
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1942
Ties: 1948
Jun 1927–May 1928
12-Month
21.47"
(545.34mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
3.39"
(86.11mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1927 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1942
Dec 1926–May 1928
18-Month
29.95"
(760.73mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
3.25"
(82.55mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1927 2013
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1942
Jun 1926–May 1928
24-Month
38.03"
(965.96mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1927 1902
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1942
Jun 1925–May 1928
36-Month
58.95"
(1,497.33mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1927 2004
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1943
Jun 1924–May 1928
48-Month
71.41"
(1,813.81mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1925 1956
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1944
Jun 1923–May 1928
60-Month
93.80"
(2,382.52mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1927 1936
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/