Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
2.43"
(61.72mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1974
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1969
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
3.80"
(96.52mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1984 2002
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1957
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
4.94"
(125.48mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1957
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
5.64"
(143.26mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-0.82"
(-20.82mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1905
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
7.10"
(180.34mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1957
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
8.46"
(214.88mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1957
Ties: 1947
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
9.95"
(252.73mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1957
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
10.88"
(276.35mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1995
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
11.68"
(296.67mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1942
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
14.09"
(357.89mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1942
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
15.55"
(394.97mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1942
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
17.29"
(439.17mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1942
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
26.51"
(673.35mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1982 2013
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1942
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
39.01"
(990.85mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1982 1902
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1942
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
57.92"
(1,471.17mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
3.71"
(94.24mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1983 2004
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1943
Ties: 1994
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
79.61"
(2,022.09mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
7.38"
(187.45mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1984 1956
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1944
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
99.48"
(2,526.79mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
9.24"
(234.69mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2021, retrieved on December 9, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/