Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1960
1-Month
1.56"
(39.62mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1956 1974
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Apr–May 1960
2-Month
2.88"
(73.15mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1957
Mar–May 1960
3-Month
4.31"
(109.47mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1957
Feb–May 1960
4-Month
6.27"
(159.26mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1905
Jan–May 1960
5-Month
7.50"
(190.50mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1957
Dec 1959–May 1960
6-Month
8.34"
(211.84mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1957
Ties: 1969
Nov 1959–May 1960
7-Month
8.77"
(222.76mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1957
Ties: 1967
Oct 1959–May 1960
8-Month
11.28"
(286.51mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1995
Sep 1959–May 1960
9-Month
13.42"
(340.87mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1942
Ties: 1962
Aug 1959–May 1960
10-Month
15.58"
(395.73mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Jul 1959–May 1960
11-Month
16.71"
(424.43mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Jun 1959–May 1960
12-Month
18.09"
(459.49mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Dec 1958–May 1960
18-Month
26.29"
(667.77mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1959 2013
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Jun 1958–May 1960
24-Month
34.30"
(871.22mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1956 1902
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1942
Jun 1957–May 1960
36-Month
54.73"
(1,390.14mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1957 2004
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1943
Jun 1956–May 1960
48-Month
74.80"
(1,899.92mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1944
Jun 1955–May 1960
60-Month
89.81"
(2,281.17mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-0.43"
(-10.93mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/