Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1989
1-Month
1.38"
(35.05mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1984 1974
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2015
Apr–May 1989
2-Month
2.16"
(54.86mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1957
Mar–May 1989
3-Month
3.07"
(77.98mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1957
Ties: 1913
Feb–May 1989
4-Month
4.59"
(116.59mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-1.87"
(-47.49mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1905
Jan–May 1989
5-Month
5.61"
(142.49mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-1.91"
(-48.52mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1957
Dec 1988–May 1989
6-Month
6.75"
(171.45mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1957
Nov 1988–May 1989
7-Month
8.10"
(205.74mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1957
Oct 1988–May 1989
8-Month
8.36"
(212.34mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-2.64"
(-67.06mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1995
Sep 1988–May 1989
9-Month
10.16"
(258.06mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1942
Ties: 1933
Aug 1988–May 1989
10-Month
11.88"
(301.75mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-2.56"
(-65.03mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1942
Jul 1988–May 1989
11-Month
13.55"
(344.17mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-2.99"
(-75.95mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1942
Jun 1988–May 1989
12-Month
15.25"
(387.35mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-2.83"
(-71.88mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1942
Dec 1987–May 1989
18-Month
23.71"
(602.23mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-2.99"
(-75.95mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1942
Ties: 2004
Jun 1987–May 1989
24-Month
32.54"
(826.52mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-3.64"
(-92.45mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1982 1902
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1942
Jun 1986–May 1989
36-Month
54.26"
(1,378.20mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1982 2004
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1943
Ties: 1992
Jun 1985–May 1989
48-Month
73.17"
(1,858.52mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1944
Jun 1984–May 1989
60-Month
94.86"
(2,409.44mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
4.62"
(117.34mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1983 1936
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/