Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1954

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1954
1-Month
1.69"
(42.93mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1950 1974
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2015
Apr–May 1954
2-Month
2.29"
(58.17mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-1.57"
(-39.87mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1957
Ties: 1896, 1927, 2012
Mar–May 1954
3-Month
3.77"
(95.76mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1957
Feb–May 1954
4-Month
4.15"
(105.41mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1905
Jan–May 1954
5-Month
4.84"
(122.94mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1957
Dec 1953–May 1954
6-Month
5.74"
(145.80mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-2.86"
(-72.64mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1957
Nov 1953–May 1954
7-Month
7.21"
(183.13mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1957
Ties: 1925
Oct 1953–May 1954
8-Month
8.62"
(218.95mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1995
Sep 1953–May 1954
9-Month
8.76"
(222.50mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-3.67"
(-93.22mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1902 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1942
Aug 1953–May 1954
10-Month
10.84"
(275.34mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1942
Jul 1953–May 1954
11-Month
13.26"
(336.80mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-3.28"
(-83.32mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1942
Jun 1953–May 1954
12-Month
14.32"
(363.73mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-3.76"
(-95.50mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1942
Ties: 1940
Dec 1952–May 1954
18-Month
22.12"
(561.85mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-4.58"
(-116.33mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1951 2013
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1942
Jun 1952–May 1954
24-Month
28.84"
(732.54mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-7.34"
(-186.43mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1902 1902
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1942
Jun 1951–May 1954
36-Month
49.17"
(1,248.92mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-5.04"
(-128.01mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1937 2004
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1943
Jun 1950–May 1954
48-Month
64.67"
(1,642.62mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-7.56"
(-192.02mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1944
Jun 1949–May 1954
60-Month
81.12"
(2,060.45mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-9.12"
(-231.65mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/