Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
3.22"
(81.79mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1986 1974
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2015
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
4.08"
(103.63mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1957
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
5.71"
(145.03mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1957
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
7.52"
(191.01mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1905
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
8.63"
(219.20mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1957
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
9.22"
(234.19mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1957
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
11.00"
(279.40mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1957
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
13.12"
(333.25mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1995
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
15.18"
(385.57mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1942
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
17.31"
(439.67mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
2.87"
(72.89mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
19.64"
(498.86mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1942
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
21.72"
(551.69mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1942
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
29.35"
(745.49mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1986 2013
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1986 1902
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
62.32"
(1,582.93mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
8.11"
(206.00mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1986 2004
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1943
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
82.19"
(2,087.63mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
9.96"
(252.99mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1944
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
104.14"
(2,645.16mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
13.90"
(353.06mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1986 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/