Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1961
1-Month
2.02"
(51.31mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1960 1974
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Apr–May 1961
2-Month
3.53"
(89.66mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1957
Mar–May 1961
3-Month
5.85"
(148.59mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Feb–May 1961
4-Month
6.77"
(171.96mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1905
Jan–May 1961
5-Month
7.02"
(178.31mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1957
Dec 1960–May 1961
6-Month
8.26"
(209.80mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1957
Nov 1960–May 1961
7-Month
9.04"
(229.62mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-0.62"
(-15.74mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1957
Oct 1960–May 1961
8-Month
11.11"
(282.19mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1995
Sep 1960–May 1961
9-Month
12.14"
(308.36mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1942
Aug 1960–May 1961
10-Month
12.80"
(325.12mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1942
Ties: 1918
Jul 1960–May 1961
11-Month
14.46"
(367.28mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-2.08"
(-52.84mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1942
Jun 1960–May 1961
12-Month
15.51"
(393.95mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1942
Dec 1959–May 1961
18-Month
23.85"
(605.79mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1956 2013
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1942
Jun 1959–May 1961
24-Month
33.60"
(853.44mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1956 1902
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1942
Jun 1958–May 1961
36-Month
49.81"
(1,265.17mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-4.40"
(-111.76mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1956 2004
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1943
Jun 1957–May 1961
48-Month
70.24"
(1,784.10mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-1.99"
(-50.54mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1956
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1944
Jun 1956–May 1961
60-Month
90.31"
(2,293.87mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
0.07"
(1.77mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1960 1936
63rd 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 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/