Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
2.06"
(52.32mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1974
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2015
Ties: 1920
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
3.62"
(91.95mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1957
Ties: 1940
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
5.02"
(127.51mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1957
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
6.43"
(163.32mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1905
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
7.39"
(187.71mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1957
Ties: 1903
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
8.20"
(208.28mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1957
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
9.07"
(230.38mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1957
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
9.78"
(248.41mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1995
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
11.13"
(282.70mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
12.65"
(321.31mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Ties: 1945
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
14.82"
(376.43mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
16.21"
(411.73mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
24.75"
(628.65mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1956 2013
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Ties: 1936
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
36.64"
(930.66mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1902
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
56.71"
(1,440.43mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1958 2004
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1943
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
71.72"
(1,821.69mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1944
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
87.58"
(2,224.53mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-2.66"
(-67.57mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/