Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1963

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1963
1-Month
0.69"
(17.53mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1899 1974
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2015
Apr–May 1963
2-Month
1.39"
(35.31mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-2.47"
(-62.73mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1957
Mar–May 1963
3-Month
2.70"
(68.58mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1957
Feb–May 1963
4-Month
3.58"
(90.93mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-2.88"
(-73.15mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1905
Jan–May 1963
5-Month
4.78"
(121.41mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-2.74"
(-69.60mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1957
Dec 1962–May 1963
6-Month
5.44"
(138.18mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-3.16"
(-80.26mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1957
Nov 1962–May 1963
7-Month
6.40"
(162.56mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-3.26"
(-82.80mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1957
Ties: 1977
Oct 1962–May 1963
8-Month
7.43"
(188.72mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1995
Sep 1962–May 1963
9-Month
8.49"
(215.65mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-3.94"
(-100.07mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1942
Aug 1962–May 1963
10-Month
9.24"
(234.70mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-5.20"
(-132.08mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1942
Jul 1962–May 1963
11-Month
11.25"
(285.75mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-5.29"
(-134.37mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1942
Jun 1962–May 1963
12-Month
13.06"
(331.72mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-5.02"
(-127.51mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1942
Dec 1961–May 1963
18-Month
20.88"
(530.35mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-5.82"
(-147.83mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 2013
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1942
Jun 1961–May 1963
24-Month
32.55"
(826.77mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-3.63"
(-92.20mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1956 1902
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1942
Jun 1960–May 1963
36-Month
48.06"
(1,220.72mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-6.15"
(-156.21mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1956 2004
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1943
Jun 1959–May 1963
48-Month
66.15"
(1,680.21mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-6.08"
(-154.43mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1956
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1944
Jun 1958–May 1963
60-Month
82.36"
(2,091.94mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-7.88"
(-200.16mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1957 1936
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/