Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1952
1-Month
1.95"
(49.53mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1974
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1951
Apr–May 1952
2-Month
4.07"
(103.38mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1957
Mar–May 1952
3-Month
5.90"
(149.86mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1957
Feb–May 1952
4-Month
6.72"
(170.69mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1905
Jan–May 1952
5-Month
8.25"
(209.55mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1957
Dec 1951–May 1952
6-Month
11.03"
(280.16mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1957
Nov 1951–May 1952
7-Month
12.19"
(309.63mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
2.53"
(64.27mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1957
Oct 1951–May 1952
8-Month
13.80"
(350.52mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1995
Sep 1951–May 1952
9-Month
14.63"
(371.60mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Aug 1951–May 1952
10-Month
16.98"
(431.29mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
2.54"
(64.51mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Jul 1951–May 1952
11-Month
18.46"
(468.88mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
1.92"
(48.76mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1942
Jun 1951–May 1952
12-Month
20.33"
(516.38mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1942
Dec 1950–May 1952
18-Month
28.23"
(717.04mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1951 2013
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1942
Jun 1950–May 1952
24-Month
35.83"
(910.08mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1951 1902
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1942
Jun 1949–May 1952
36-Month
52.28"
(1,327.91mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1951 2004
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1943
Jun 1948–May 1952
48-Month
70.77"
(1,797.56mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1944
Jun 1947–May 1952
60-Month
91.86"
(2,333.24mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
1.62"
(41.14mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1936
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 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/