Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1977

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1977
1-Month
1.81"
(45.97mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1974 1974
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2015
Apr–May 1977
2-Month
3.83"
(97.28mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1976 2002
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1957
Ties: 1975
Mar–May 1977
3-Month
4.71"
(119.63mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1957
Feb–May 1977
4-Month
5.30"
(134.62mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1905
Jan–May 1977
5-Month
5.89"
(149.61mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1957
Ties: 1950
Dec 1976–May 1977
6-Month
6.07"
(154.18mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1957
Nov 1976–May 1977
7-Month
6.40"
(162.56mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-3.26"
(-82.80mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1963 2002
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1957
Ties: 1963
Oct 1976–May 1977
8-Month
7.13"
(181.10mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-3.87"
(-98.30mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1995
Sep 1976–May 1977
9-Month
9.37"
(238.00mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-3.06"
(-77.72mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1963 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1942
Aug 1976–May 1977
10-Month
11.16"
(283.46mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-3.28"
(-83.32mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1963 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1942
Jul 1976–May 1977
11-Month
12.94"
(328.68mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1963 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1942
Jun 1976–May 1977
12-Month
13.84"
(351.54mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-4.24"
(-107.69mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1963 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1942
Dec 1975–May 1977
18-Month
21.04"
(534.42mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-5.66"
(-143.76mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1963 2013
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1942
Jun 1975–May 1977
24-Month
28.86"
(733.04mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-7.32"
(-185.93mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1954 1902
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1942
Jun 1974–May 1977
36-Month
45.81"
(1,163.57mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-8.40"
(-213.36mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1956 2022
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1943
Jun 1973–May 1977
48-Month
61.96"
(1,573.78mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-10.27"
(-260.86mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1944
Jun 1972–May 1977
60-Month
83.22"
(2,113.79mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-7.02"
(-178.31mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1967 2022
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/