Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
0.84"
(21.34mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1963 1974
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-1.44"
(-36.57mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1957
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
4.45"
(113.03mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1968 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1957
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
4.78"
(121.41mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1905
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
5.41"
(137.41mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1957
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
6.43"
(163.32mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1957
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
7.15"
(181.61mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-2.51"
(-63.75mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1957
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
10.95"
(278.13mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1995
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
12.65"
(321.31mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1942
Ties: 2008
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
14.61"
(371.09mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1942
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
16.79"
(426.47mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1942
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
19.96"
(506.98mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Ties: 1898, 1909
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
28.30"
(718.82mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1969 2013
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1942
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
36.66"
(931.16mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1902
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
55.24"
(1,403.10mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
1.03"
(26.17mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1969 2004
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1943
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
72.07"
(1,830.58mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1969 1956
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1944
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
91.57"
(2,325.88mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
50th 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 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/