Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
1.22"
(30.99mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1950 1974
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Ties: 1950, 1984
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
2.70"
(68.58mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1957
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
3.43"
(87.12mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1957
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
4.54"
(115.32mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-1.92"
(-48.76mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1905
Ties: 1913
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
6.41"
(162.81mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-1.11"
(-28.20mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1957
Ties: 1939
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
7.28"
(184.91mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1957
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
8.56"
(217.42mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1957
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
9.02"
(229.11mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1995
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
9.84"
(249.94mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-2.59"
(-65.78mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1942
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
12.51"
(317.75mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-1.93"
(-49.03mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1942
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
13.90"
(353.06mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-2.64"
(-67.06mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1942
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
15.01"
(381.25mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1942
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
22.53"
(572.26mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-4.17"
(-105.92mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1955 2013
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1942
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
30.87"
(784.10mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-5.31"
(-134.87mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1955 1902
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1942
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
45.19"
(1,147.83mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-9.02"
(-229.10mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1955 2004
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1943
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
59.71"
(1,516.63mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-12.52"
(-318.01mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1944
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
80.04"
(2,033.02mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-10.20"
(-259.08mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/