Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
2.55"
(64.77mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1937 1974
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2015
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
4.78"
(121.41mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1957
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
7.57"
(192.28mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1957
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
8.74"
(222.00mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
2.28"
(57.92mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1905
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
9.79"
(248.67mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1957
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
11.23"
(285.24mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1957
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
12.09"
(307.09mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
2.43"
(61.73mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1957
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
13.09"
(332.49mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1995
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
14.34"
(364.24mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
1.91"
(48.52mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1942
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
15.87"
(403.10mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1942
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
17.76"
(451.10mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
1.22"
(30.98mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1942
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
19.60"
(497.84mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1942
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
27.21"
(691.13mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1937 2013
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1942
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
36.73"
(932.94mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1902
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1942
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
51.36"
(1,304.54mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1937 2004
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1943
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
67.74"
(1,720.60mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-4.49"
(-114.04mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1944
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
83.13"
(2,111.50mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-7.11"
(-180.60mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/