Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1949
1-Month
2.78"
(70.61mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1948 1974
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2015
Apr–May 1949
2-Month
4.21"
(106.93mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1957
Mar–May 1949
3-Month
6.15"
(156.21mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1957
Ties: 1898
Feb–May 1949
4-Month
6.86"
(174.24mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1905
Jan–May 1949
5-Month
8.77"
(222.76mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1957
Dec 1948–May 1949
6-Month
10.34"
(262.64mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1957
Nov 1948–May 1949
7-Month
11.33"
(287.78mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1957
Oct 1948–May 1949
8-Month
12.11"
(307.59mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1995
Sep 1948–May 1949
9-Month
12.76"
(324.10mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1942
Aug 1948–May 1949
10-Month
14.58"
(370.33mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1942
Jul 1948–May 1949
11-Month
16.04"
(407.42mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1942
Ties: 1939, 1969
Jun 1948–May 1949
12-Month
18.49"
(469.65mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1942
Ties: 1982
Dec 1947–May 1949
18-Month
28.33"
(719.58mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1947 2013
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1942
Jun 1947–May 1949
24-Month
39.58"
(1,005.33mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1902
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1942
Jun 1946–May 1949
36-Month
59.21"
(1,503.93mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
5.00"
(127.00mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1948 2004
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1943
Jun 1945–May 1949
48-Month
76.80"
(1,950.72mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
4.57"
(116.08mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1948 1956
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1944
Jun 1944–May 1949
60-Month
92.64"
(2,353.06mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1947 1936
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/