Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1974
1-Month
0.43"
(10.92mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1974
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2015
Apr–May 1974
2-Month
1.89"
(48.01mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-1.97"
(-50.03mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1963 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1957
Mar–May 1974
3-Month
3.36"
(85.34mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-2.01"
(-51.06mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1957
Feb–May 1974
4-Month
3.97"
(100.84mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-2.49"
(-63.24mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1905
Jan–May 1974
5-Month
5.79"
(147.07mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1957
Dec 1973–May 1974
6-Month
7.40"
(187.96mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1957
Ties: 1992, 2013
Nov 1973–May 1974
7-Month
8.55"
(217.17mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1957
Oct 1973–May 1974
8-Month
9.20"
(233.68mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1995
Sep 1973–May 1974
9-Month
11.09"
(281.69mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Aug 1973–May 1974
10-Month
12.23"
(310.64mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-2.21"
(-56.14mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Jul 1973–May 1974
11-Month
14.84"
(376.94mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Jun 1973–May 1974
12-Month
16.15"
(410.21mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Dec 1972–May 1974
18-Month
26.01"
(660.65mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1972 2013
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Jun 1972–May 1974
24-Month
37.41"
(950.21mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1973 1902
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
Jun 1971–May 1974
36-Month
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1965 2004
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1943
Jun 1970–May 1974
48-Month
70.46"
(1,789.68mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1944
Jun 1969–May 1974
60-Month
90.42"
(2,296.67mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1972 1936
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/