Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1957
1-Month
4.36"
(110.74mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
2.34"
(59.43mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1974
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Apr–May 1957
2-Month
7.98"
(202.69mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Mar–May 1957
3-Month
9.57"
(243.08mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Feb–May 1957
4-Month
10.39"
(263.91mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
3.93"
(99.83mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1905
Jan–May 1957
5-Month
12.83"
(325.88mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Dec 1956–May 1957
6-Month
13.83"
(351.28mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
5.23"
(132.84mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Nov 1956–May 1957
7-Month
14.91"
(378.71mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
5.25"
(133.35mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Oct 1956–May 1957
8-Month
15.65"
(397.51mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1995
Sep 1956–May 1957
9-Month
15.76"
(400.30mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Aug 1956–May 1957
10-Month
17.28"
(438.91mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
2.84"
(72.13mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Jul 1956–May 1957
11-Month
19.33"
(490.98mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
2.79"
(70.86mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Jun 1956–May 1957
12-Month
20.07"
(509.78mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Dec 1955–May 1957
18-Month
27.35"
(694.69mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1956 2013
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Jun 1955–May 1957
24-Month
35.08"
(891.03mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1956 1902
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Jun 1954–May 1957
36-Month
50.94"
(1,293.88mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-3.27"
(-83.05mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1956 2004
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1943
Jun 1953–May 1957
48-Month
65.26"
(1,657.60mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-6.97"
(-177.04mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1944
Jun 1952–May 1957
60-Month
79.78"
(2,026.41mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-10.46"
(-265.69mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1987

Citing This Page

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