Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1962
1-Month
1.67"
(42.42mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1960 1974
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1994
Apr–May 1962
2-Month
3.01"
(76.45mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1957
Mar–May 1962
3-Month
3.85"
(97.79mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1957
Feb–May 1962
4-Month
5.59"
(141.99mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-0.87"
(-22.09mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1905
Ties: 1936
Jan–May 1962
5-Month
6.90"
(175.26mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1957
Dec 1961–May 1962
6-Month
7.82"
(198.63mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1957
Nov 1961–May 1962
7-Month
8.91"
(226.31mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1957
Oct 1961–May 1962
8-Month
10.33"
(262.38mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1995
Sep 1961–May 1962
9-Month
13.42"
(340.87mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1961 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1942
Ties: 1960
Aug 1961–May 1962
10-Month
15.80"
(401.32mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1961 2002
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1942
Jul 1961–May 1962
11-Month
18.07"
(458.98mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1961 2002
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Jun 1961–May 1962
12-Month
19.49"
(495.05mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
1.41"
(35.82mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1961 2002
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Dec 1960–May 1962
18-Month
27.75"
(704.85mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1961 2013
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Jun 1960–May 1962
24-Month
35.00"
(889.00mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1961 1902
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1942
Jun 1959–May 1962
36-Month
53.09"
(1,348.49mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-1.12"
(-28.44mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1961 2004
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1943
Jun 1958–May 1962
48-Month
69.30"
(1,760.22mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1957 1956
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1944
Jun 1957–May 1962
60-Month
89.73"
(2,279.14mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/