Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1950
1-Month
1.22"
(30.99mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1942 1974
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2015
Ties: 1956, 1984
Apr–May 1950
2-Month
2.71"
(68.83mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1957
Mar–May 1950
3-Month
3.59"
(91.19mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1957
Feb–May 1950
4-Month
4.43"
(112.52mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1905
Jan–May 1950
5-Month
5.89"
(149.61mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1957
Ties: 1977
Dec 1949–May 1950
6-Month
6.61"
(167.89mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1931 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1957
Nov 1949–May 1950
7-Month
6.87"
(174.50mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-2.79"
(-70.86mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1913 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1957
Oct 1949–May 1950
8-Month
8.34"
(211.84mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1995
Sep 1949–May 1950
9-Month
9.33"
(236.98mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1904 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1942
Aug 1949–May 1950
10-Month
10.76"
(273.30mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-3.68"
(-93.48mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1942
Jul 1949–May 1950
11-Month
12.98"
(329.69mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-3.56"
(-90.43mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1942
Jun 1949–May 1950
12-Month
16.45"
(417.83mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1945 2002
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1942
Dec 1948–May 1950
18-Month
26.79"
(680.47mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1946 2013
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1942
Jun 1948–May 1950
24-Month
34.94"
(887.48mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1946 1902
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1942
Jun 1947–May 1950
36-Month
56.03"
(1,423.16mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1947 2004
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1943
Jun 1946–May 1950
48-Month
75.66"
(1,921.76mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
3.43"
(87.12mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1948 1956
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1944
Jun 1945–May 1950
60-Month
93.25"
(2,368.55mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
3.01"
(76.45mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1949 1936
40th 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 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/