Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1968

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1968
1-Month
1.61"
(40.89mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1966 1974
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2015
Apr–May 1968
2-Month
3.44"
(87.38mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.42"
(-10.66mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1957
Mar–May 1968
3-Month
4.27"
(108.46mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1957
Feb–May 1968
4-Month
5.57"
(141.48mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1967 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1905
Jan–May 1968
5-Month
6.08"
(154.43mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1957
Dec 1967–May 1968
6-Month
8.22"
(208.79mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1967 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1957
Nov 1967–May 1968
7-Month
8.90"
(226.06mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1967 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1957
Oct 1967–May 1968
8-Month
9.60"
(243.84mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1995
Sep 1967–May 1968
9-Month
10.93"
(277.62mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1942
Aug 1967–May 1968
10-Month
13.13"
(333.50mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-1.31"
(-33.28mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1942
Jul 1967–May 1968
11-Month
15.77"
(400.56mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1967 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1942
Jun 1967–May 1968
12-Month
18.58"
(471.93mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1967 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1942
Dec 1966–May 1968
18-Month
26.70"
(678.18mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1967 2013
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1942
Jun 1966–May 1968
24-Month
35.41"
(899.41mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1965 1902
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1942
Jun 1965–May 1968
36-Month
54.91"
(1,394.71mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1967 2004
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1943
Jun 1964–May 1968
48-Month
71.27"
(1,810.26mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1944
Jun 1963–May 1968
60-Month
88.32"
(2,243.33mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/