Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1996
1-Month
2.01"
(51.05mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1994 1974
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2015
Ties: 1965
Apr–May 1996
2-Month
3.27"
(83.06mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1992 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1957
Ties: 1908
Mar–May 1996
3-Month
4.47"
(113.54mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1957
Feb–May 1996
4-Month
5.74"
(145.80mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-0.72"
(-18.28mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1991 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Jan–May 1996
5-Month
7.42"
(188.47mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1994 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1957
Ties: 1943
Dec 1995–May 1996
6-Month
8.07"
(204.98mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1994 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1957
Nov 1995–May 1996
7-Month
8.95"
(227.33mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1991 2002
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1957
Oct 1995–May 1996
8-Month
9.54"
(242.32mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1995
Sep 1995–May 1996
9-Month
11.45"
(290.83mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Aug 1995–May 1996
10-Month
12.90"
(327.66mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Jul 1995–May 1996
11-Month
14.73"
(374.14mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-1.81"
(-45.98mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Jun 1995–May 1996
12-Month
17.65"
(448.31mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1994 2002
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Dec 1994–May 1996
18-Month
29.90"
(759.46mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1995 2013
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Jun 1994–May 1996
24-Month
39.38"
(1,000.25mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1995 1902
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1942
Jun 1993–May 1996
36-Month
56.98"
(1,447.29mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1992 2004
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1943
Jun 1992–May 1996
48-Month
78.19"
(1,986.03mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
5.96"
(151.39mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1994 1956
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1944
Jun 1991–May 1996
60-Month
97.30"
(2,471.42mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
7.06"
(179.32mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1994 1936
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/