Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
1.92"
(48.77mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1950 1974
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2015
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
3.98"
(101.09mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1957
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
5.37"
(136.40mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1957
Ties: 1922
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
6.11"
(155.19mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1905
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
7.00"
(177.80mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1957
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
7.80"
(198.12mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1957
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
9.11"
(231.39mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1957
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
9.17"
(232.92mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1995
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
10.14"
(257.56mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-2.29"
(-58.16mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
12.43"
(315.72mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-2.01"
(-51.06mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
13.89"
(352.81mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
14.52"
(368.81mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-3.56"
(-90.42mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
25.55"
(648.97mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1951 2013
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
34.85"
(885.19mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1951 1902
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Ties: 1925
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
50.35"
(1,278.89mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-3.86"
(-98.04mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1937 2004
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1943
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
66.80"
(1,696.72mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-5.43"
(-137.92mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1944
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
85.29"
(2,166.37mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-4.95"
(-125.73mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 31, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/