Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1966

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1966
1-Month
0.98"
(24.89mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1963 1974
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2015
Apr–May 1966
2-Month
2.12"
(53.85mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-1.74"
(-44.19mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1963 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1957
Mar–May 1966
3-Month
2.51"
(63.75mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-2.86"
(-72.65mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1957
Feb–May 1966
4-Month
3.29"
(83.57mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-3.17"
(-80.51mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1905
Jan–May 1966
5-Month
3.87"
(98.30mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-3.65"
(-92.71mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1957
Dec 1965–May 1966
6-Month
5.39"
(136.91mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-3.21"
(-81.53mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1957
Nov 1965–May 1966
7-Month
6.61"
(167.89mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1963 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1957
Oct 1965–May 1966
8-Month
7.79"
(197.87mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-3.21"
(-81.53mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1963 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1995
Sep 1965–May 1966
9-Month
10.34"
(262.64mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-2.09"
(-53.08mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1963 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1942
Aug 1965–May 1966
10-Month
12.76"
(324.10mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-1.68"
(-42.68mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1963 2002
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1942
Jul 1965–May 1966
11-Month
16.01"
(406.65mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-0.53"
(-13.47mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1965 2002
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1942
Jun 1965–May 1966
12-Month
19.50"
(495.30mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1965 2002
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Dec 1964–May 1966
18-Month
28.66"
(727.96mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1965 2013
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Ties: 1986
Jun 1964–May 1966
24-Month
35.86"
(910.84mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1965 1902
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1942
Jun 1963–May 1966
36-Month
52.91"
(1,343.91mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1965 2004
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1943
Jun 1962–May 1966
48-Month
65.97"
(1,675.64mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-6.26"
(-159.00mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1965 1956
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1944
Jun 1961–May 1966
60-Month
85.46"
(2,170.68mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-4.78"
(-121.42mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1965 1936
92nd 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 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/