Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1946
1-Month
2.28"
(57.91mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1974
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2015
Apr–May 1946
2-Month
4.11"
(104.39mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1957
Mar–May 1946
3-Month
5.69"
(144.53mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1957
Feb–May 1946
4-Month
6.17"
(156.72mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1905
Jan–May 1946
5-Month
6.86"
(174.24mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1957
Dec 1945–May 1946
6-Month
7.75"
(196.85mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1957
Nov 1945–May 1946
7-Month
8.38"
(212.85mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1957
Oct 1945–May 1946
8-Month
9.50"
(241.30mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1995
Ties: 1930, 1976
Sep 1945–May 1946
9-Month
10.63"
(270.00mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1942
Aug 1945–May 1946
10-Month
13.82"
(351.03mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1945 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1942
Jul 1945–May 1946
11-Month
15.85"
(402.59mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1945 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1942
Jun 1945–May 1946
12-Month
17.59"
(446.79mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1945 2002
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1942
Dec 1944–May 1946
18-Month
26.53"
(673.86mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1940 2013
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1942
Jun 1944–May 1946
24-Month
33.43"
(849.12mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1902
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1942
Jun 1943–May 1946
36-Month
53.16"
(1,350.26mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1941 2004
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1943
Jun 1942–May 1946
48-Month
71.45"
(1,814.83mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1944
Jun 1941–May 1946
60-Month
96.32"
(2,446.53mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
6.08"
(154.43mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1987

Citing This Page

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