Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
3.04"
(77.22mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 1974
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2015
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
4.18"
(106.17mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1957
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
6.61"
(167.89mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
1.24"
(31.49mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1957
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
7.45"
(189.23mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1905
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
9.37"
(238.00mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
11.54"
(293.12mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
13.11"
(332.99mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
14.20"
(360.68mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1995
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
14.71"
(373.63mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
16.08"
(408.43mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
1.64"
(41.65mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Ties: 1997
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
17.23"
(437.64mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1942
Ties: 1992
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
18.63"
(473.20mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
28.20"
(716.28mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1978 2013
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
37.17"
(944.12mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1978 1902
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
51.01"
(1,295.65mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1978 2004
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1943
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
66.03"
(1,677.16mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-6.20"
(-157.48mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1944
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
82.98"
(2,107.69mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-7.26"
(-184.41mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1978 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/