Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1943
1-Month
2.62"
(66.55mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1942 1974
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2015
Apr–May 1943
2-Month
3.66"
(92.96mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1957
Ties: 1984
Mar–May 1943
3-Month
5.25"
(133.35mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1957
Feb–May 1943
4-Month
6.14"
(155.96mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-0.32"
(-8.12mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1905
Jan–May 1943
5-Month
7.42"
(188.47mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1957
Ties: 1996
Dec 1942–May 1943
6-Month
8.51"
(216.15mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1957
Nov 1942–May 1943
7-Month
9.20"
(233.68mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1957
Oct 1942–May 1943
8-Month
11.62"
(295.15mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1995
Sep 1942–May 1943
9-Month
13.20"
(335.28mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Aug 1942–May 1943
10-Month
14.82"
(376.43mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Jul 1942–May 1943
11-Month
16.30"
(414.02mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Jun 1942–May 1943
12-Month
18.29"
(464.57mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Dec 1941–May 1943
18-Month
28.91"
(734.31mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1940 2013
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Jun 1941–May 1943
24-Month
43.16"
(1,096.26mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
6.98"
(177.29mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1902
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Jun 1940–May 1943
36-Month
63.67"
(1,617.22mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
9.46"
(240.29mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1942 2004
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1943
Jun 1939–May 1943
48-Month
77.99"
(1,980.95mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
5.76"
(146.31mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1956
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1944
Jun 1938–May 1943
60-Month
95.78"
(2,432.81mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
5.54"
(140.71mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/