Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1980
1-Month
2.89"
(73.41mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1977 1974
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2015
Apr–May 1980
2-Month
5.25"
(133.35mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1979 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Mar–May 1980
3-Month
7.26"
(184.40mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1979 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Feb–May 1980
4-Month
9.00"
(228.60mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1979 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1905
Jan–May 1980
5-Month
11.32"
(287.53mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1979 2002
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Dec 1979–May 1980
6-Month
12.27"
(311.66mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1979 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Nov 1979–May 1980
7-Month
13.72"
(348.49mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
4.06"
(103.13mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1979 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Oct 1979–May 1980
8-Month
14.88"
(377.95mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1979 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1995
Sep 1979–May 1980
9-Month
15.41"
(391.41mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1979 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Aug 1979–May 1980
10-Month
17.75"
(450.85mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1979 2002
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Jul 1979–May 1980
11-Month
19.45"
(494.03mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1979 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Jun 1979–May 1980
12-Month
21.25"
(539.75mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1979 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Dec 1978–May 1980
18-Month
32.79"
(832.87mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
6.09"
(154.69mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1979 2013
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Jun 1978–May 1980
24-Month
39.88"
(1,012.95mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1979 1902
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Jun 1977–May 1980
36-Month
58.42"
(1,483.87mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
4.21"
(106.94mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1979 2004
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1943
Jun 1976–May 1980
48-Month
72.26"
(1,835.40mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1979 1956
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1944
Jun 1975–May 1980
60-Month
87.28"
(2,216.91mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-2.96"
(-75.19mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1979 1936
85th 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 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/