Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1955
1-Month
2.81"
(71.37mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1954 1974
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2015
Apr–May 1955
2-Month
3.87"
(98.30mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1957
Mar–May 1955
3-Month
4.62"
(117.35mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1957
Ties: 1932
Feb–May 1955
4-Month
5.96"
(151.38mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1905
Jan–May 1955
5-Month
6.73"
(170.94mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1957
Dec 1954–May 1955
6-Month
7.52"
(191.01mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1957
Nov 1954–May 1955
7-Month
8.40"
(213.36mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1957
Oct 1954–May 1955
8-Month
9.62"
(244.35mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1995
Sep 1954–May 1955
9-Month
11.30"
(287.02mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Aug 1954–May 1955
10-Month
13.00"
(330.20mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Jul 1954–May 1955
11-Month
15.18"
(385.57mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Jun 1954–May 1955
12-Month
15.86"
(402.84mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Dec 1953–May 1955
18-Month
21.60"
(548.64mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-5.10"
(-129.54mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1925 2013
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1942
Jun 1953–May 1955
24-Month
30.18"
(766.57mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-6.00"
(-152.40mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1954 1902
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1942
Jun 1952–May 1955
36-Month
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-9.51"
(-241.55mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2004
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1943
Jun 1951–May 1955
48-Month
65.03"
(1,651.76mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-7.20"
(-182.88mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1954 1956
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1944
Jun 1950–May 1955
60-Month
80.53"
(2,045.46mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-9.71"
(-246.64mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/