Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1945

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1945
1-Month
1.63"
(41.40mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1942 1974
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2015
Ties: 1991
Apr–May 1945
2-Month
4.33"
(109.98mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1957
Mar–May 1945
3-Month
5.74"
(145.80mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1957
Feb–May 1945
4-Month
6.96"
(176.78mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1905
Jan–May 1945
5-Month
8.07"
(204.98mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1957
Dec 1944–May 1945
6-Month
8.94"
(227.08mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1957
Nov 1944–May 1945
7-Month
10.34"
(262.64mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
0.68"
(17.28mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1957
Oct 1944–May 1945
8-Month
11.40"
(289.56mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1995
Sep 1944–May 1945
9-Month
11.80"
(299.72mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1942
Aug 1944–May 1945
10-Month
12.65"
(321.31mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1942
Ties: 1959
Jul 1944–May 1945
11-Month
14.81"
(376.17mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-1.73"
(-43.95mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1942
Jun 1944–May 1945
12-Month
15.84"
(402.34mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-2.24"
(-56.89mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1942
Dec 1943–May 1945
18-Month
27.77"
(705.36mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1940 2013
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1942
Jun 1943–May 1945
24-Month
35.57"
(903.48mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1941 1902
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1942
Jun 1942–May 1945
36-Month
53.86"
(1,368.04mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1941 2004
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1943
Jun 1941–May 1945
48-Month
78.73"
(1,999.74mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1944
Jun 1940–May 1945
60-Month
99.24"
(2,520.70mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1944 1936
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 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/