Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1942
1-Month
0.92"
(23.37mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1932 1974
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1913
Apr–May 1942
2-Month
5.69"
(144.53mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
1.83"
(46.49mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1957
Ties: 1914
Mar–May 1942
3-Month
7.13"
(181.10mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1957
Feb–May 1942
4-Month
8.64"
(219.46mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
2.18"
(55.38mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Jan–May 1942
5-Month
9.57"
(243.08mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1957
Dec 1941–May 1942
6-Month
10.62"
(269.75mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1957
Nov 1941–May 1942
7-Month
11.15"
(283.21mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1957
Oct 1941–May 1942
8-Month
14.80"
(375.92mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1995
Sep 1941–May 1942
9-Month
17.93"
(455.42mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Aug 1941–May 1942
10-Month
20.13"
(511.30mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
5.69"
(144.52mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Jul 1941–May 1942
11-Month
22.47"
(570.74mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Jun 1941–May 1942
12-Month
24.87"
(631.70mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Dec 1940–May 1942
18-Month
36.40"
(924.56mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
9.70"
(246.38mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1941 2013
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Jun 1940–May 1942
24-Month
45.38"
(1,152.65mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
9.20"
(233.68mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1902
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Jun 1939–May 1942
36-Month
59.70"
(1,516.38mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
5.49"
(139.45mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1941 2004
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1943
Jun 1938–May 1942
48-Month
77.49"
(1,968.25mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
5.26"
(133.61mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1956
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1944
Jun 1937–May 1942
60-Month
97.09"
(2,466.09mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
6.85"
(173.99mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/