Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1997
1-Month
1.91"
(48.51mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1994 1974
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2015
Apr–May 1997
2-Month
4.36"
(110.74mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1957
Mar–May 1997
3-Month
4.87"
(123.70mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1957
Feb–May 1997
4-Month
5.93"
(150.62mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Jan–May 1997
5-Month
7.67"
(194.82mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1957
Dec 1996–May 1997
6-Month
8.88"
(225.55mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1957
Ties: 1903
Nov 1996–May 1997
7-Month
10.30"
(261.62mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1957
Oct 1996–May 1997
8-Month
11.93"
(303.02mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1995
Sep 1996–May 1997
9-Month
14.18"
(360.17mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Aug 1996–May 1997
10-Month
16.08"
(408.43mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
1.64"
(41.65mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Ties: 1979
Jul 1996–May 1997
11-Month
18.42"
(467.87mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Jun 1996–May 1997
12-Month
20.10"
(510.54mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Dec 1995–May 1997
18-Month
28.17"
(715.52mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1994 2013
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1942
Ties: 2000
Jun 1995–May 1997
24-Month
37.75"
(958.85mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1992 1902
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1942
Jun 1994–May 1997
36-Month
59.48"
(1,510.79mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
5.27"
(133.86mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 2004
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1943
Jun 1993–May 1997
48-Month
77.08"
(1,957.83mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
4.85"
(123.19mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1994 1956
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1944
Jun 1992–May 1997
60-Month
98.29"
(2,496.57mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
9th 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 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/