Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
1.02"
(25.91mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1932 1974
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2015
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
2.00"
(50.80mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1957
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
3.41"
(86.61mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-1.96"
(-49.79mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1957
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
4.75"
(120.65mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1905
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
6.41"
(162.81mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-1.11"
(-28.20mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1957
Ties: 1956
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
7.60"
(193.04mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1957
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
8.62"
(218.95mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1957
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
9.75"
(247.65mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1995
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
12.74"
(323.60mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1942
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
14.35"
(364.49mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1942
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
16.04"
(407.42mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1942
Ties: 1949, 1969
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
17.79"
(451.87mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1942
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
29.02"
(737.11mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1938 2013
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1942
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
37.39"
(949.71mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
1.21"
(30.74mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1938 1902
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1942
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
54.52"
(1,384.81mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1938 2004
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1943
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
69.15"
(1,756.41mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1956
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1944
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
85.53"
(2,172.46mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-4.71"
(-119.64mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1938 1936
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/