Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1976
1-Month
1.94"
(49.28mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1974 1974
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 2009
Apr–May 1976
2-Month
3.61"
(91.69mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1957
Mar–May 1976
3-Month
4.76"
(120.90mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1957
Feb–May 1976
4-Month
6.00"
(152.40mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1905
Jan–May 1976
5-Month
6.61"
(167.89mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1957
Dec 1975–May 1976
6-Month
7.20"
(182.88mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1957
Nov 1975–May 1976
7-Month
8.80"
(223.52mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1957
Ties: 1896, 1910
Oct 1975–May 1976
8-Month
9.50"
(241.30mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1995
Ties: 1930, 1946
Sep 1975–May 1976
9-Month
10.30"
(261.62mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1942
Aug 1975–May 1976
10-Month
11.51"
(292.35mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-2.93"
(-74.43mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1963 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1942
Jul 1975–May 1976
11-Month
13.59"
(345.19mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1963 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1942
Jun 1975–May 1976
12-Month
15.02"
(381.51mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-3.06"
(-77.72mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1942
Dec 1974–May 1976
18-Month
24.15"
(613.41mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1972 2013
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1942
Jun 1974–May 1976
24-Month
31.97"
(812.04mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-4.21"
(-106.93mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1964 1902
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1942
Jun 1973–May 1976
36-Month
48.12"
(1,222.25mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-6.09"
(-154.68mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1965 2004
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1943
Jun 1972–May 1976
48-Month
69.38"
(1,762.25mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1975 1956
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1944
Jun 1971–May 1976
60-Month
83.78"
(2,128.01mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-6.46"
(-164.09mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/