Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1983
1-Month
2.73"
(69.34mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1982 1974
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2015
Apr–May 1983
2-Month
4.84"
(122.94mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
0.98"
(24.90mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1957
Mar–May 1983
3-Month
7.64"
(194.06mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Feb–May 1983
4-Month
8.68"
(220.47mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1905
Jan–May 1983
5-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1957
Dec 1982–May 1983
6-Month
10.43"
(264.92mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1957
Nov 1982–May 1983
7-Month
11.71"
(297.43mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1957
Ties: 1973
Oct 1982–May 1983
8-Month
12.77"
(324.36mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1995
Sep 1982–May 1983
9-Month
15.40"
(391.16mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Aug 1982–May 1983
10-Month
17.71"
(449.83mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
3.27"
(83.05mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Jul 1982–May 1983
11-Month
19.92"
(505.97mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Jun 1982–May 1983
12-Month
21.95"
(557.53mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Dec 1981–May 1983
18-Month
30.42"
(772.67mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1982 2013
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Jun 1981–May 1983
24-Month
40.44"
(1,027.18mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
4.26"
(108.21mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1982 1902
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Jun 1980–May 1983
36-Month
54.37"
(1,381.00mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1982 2004
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1943
Jun 1979–May 1983
48-Month
75.62"
(1,920.75mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
3.39"
(86.11mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1944
Jun 1978–May 1983
60-Month
94.25"
(2,393.95mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1982 1936
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1987
Ties: 1907

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/