Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1931

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1931
1-Month
1.71"
(43.43mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1927 1974
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2015
Apr–May 1931
2-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1927 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1957
Mar–May 1931
3-Month
4.60"
(116.84mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1927 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1957
Feb–May 1931
4-Month
6.07"
(154.18mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1930 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1905
Jan–May 1931
5-Month
6.24"
(158.50mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1957
Dec 1930–May 1931
6-Month
6.57"
(166.88mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1913 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1957
Ties: 1904
Nov 1930–May 1931
7-Month
8.19"
(208.03mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-1.47"
(-37.33mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1957
Oct 1930–May 1931
8-Month
9.42"
(239.27mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1995
Sep 1930–May 1931
9-Month
10.56"
(268.22mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1942
Aug 1930–May 1931
10-Month
13.50"
(342.90mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1927 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1942
Jul 1930–May 1931
11-Month
16.64"
(422.66mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1929 2002
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1942
Jun 1930–May 1931
12-Month
17.47"
(443.74mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1927 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1942
Dec 1929–May 1931
18-Month
24.77"
(629.16mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1925 2013
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1942
Jun 1929–May 1931
24-Month
36.02"
(914.91mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1926 1902
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1942
Jun 1928–May 1931
36-Month
53.98"
(1,371.09mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1927 2004
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1943
Jun 1927–May 1931
48-Month
75.45"
(1,916.43mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1930 1956
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1944
Jun 1926–May 1931
60-Month
92.01"
(2,337.05mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
1.77"
(44.95mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1929 1936
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/