Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1986
1-Month
1.50"
(38.10mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1984 1974
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2015
Apr–May 1986
2-Month
3.84"
(97.54mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.02"
(-0.50mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1984 2002
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1957
Ties: 1922, 1951
Mar–May 1986
3-Month
4.86"
(123.44mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1957
Ties: 2005
Feb–May 1986
4-Month
6.40"
(162.56mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1905
Jan–May 1986
5-Month
6.74"
(171.20mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1957
Ties: 2008
Dec 1985–May 1986
6-Month
7.63"
(193.80mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1957
Nov 1985–May 1986
7-Month
9.92"
(251.97mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1957
Oct 1985–May 1986
8-Month
11.65"
(295.91mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1995
Sep 1985–May 1986
9-Month
14.03"
(356.36mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1984 2002
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Aug 1985–May 1986
10-Month
14.88"
(377.95mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Jul 1985–May 1986
11-Month
18.02"
(457.71mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1984 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Jun 1985–May 1986
12-Month
18.91"
(480.31mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Dec 1984–May 1986
18-Month
28.66"
(727.96mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1982 2013
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Ties: 1966
Jun 1984–May 1986
24-Month
40.60"
(1,031.24mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
4.42"
(112.27mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1983 1902
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Jun 1983–May 1986
36-Month
60.47"
(1,535.94mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
6.26"
(159.01mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1984 2004
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1943
Jun 1982–May 1986
48-Month
82.42"
(2,093.47mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
10.19"
(258.83mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1944
Jun 1981–May 1986
60-Month
100.91"
(2,563.11mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
10.67"
(271.01mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 10, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/