Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1941

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1941
1-Month
2.36"
(59.94mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1940 1974
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2015
Ties: 1944
Apr–May 1941
2-Month
5.47"
(138.94mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
1.61"
(40.90mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1957
Mar–May 1941
3-Month
7.93"
(201.42mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
2.56"
(65.02mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1957
Feb–May 1941
4-Month
8.85"
(224.79mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1905
Jan–May 1941
5-Month
10.22"
(259.59mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1957
Dec 1940–May 1941
6-Month
11.53"
(292.86mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1957
Nov 1940–May 1941
7-Month
12.84"
(326.14mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
3.18"
(80.78mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1957
Oct 1940–May 1941
8-Month
13.84"
(351.54mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1995
Sep 1940–May 1941
9-Month
16.56"
(420.62mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1942
Aug 1940–May 1941
10-Month
18.06"
(458.72mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
3.62"
(91.94mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1942
Jul 1940–May 1941
11-Month
19.71"
(500.63mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
3.17"
(80.51mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1942
Jun 1940–May 1941
12-Month
20.51"
(520.95mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1942
Dec 1939–May 1941
18-Month
29.47"
(748.54mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1940 2013
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1942
Jun 1939–May 1941
24-Month
34.83"
(884.68mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1902
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Jun 1938–May 1941
36-Month
52.62"
(1,336.55mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-1.59"
(-40.38mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1940 2004
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1943
Jun 1937–May 1941
48-Month
72.22"
(1,834.39mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1944
Jun 1936–May 1941
60-Month
89.35"
(2,269.49mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 14, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/