Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
1.06"
(26.92mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1974 1974
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2015
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
2.83"
(71.88mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1957
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
4.68"
(118.87mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1957
Ties: 1969
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
5.76"
(146.30mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1905
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
6.56"
(166.62mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1991 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1957
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
7.42"
(188.47mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1992 2002
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1957
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
8.65"
(219.71mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1991 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1957
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
10.90"
(276.86mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1995
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
13.33"
(338.58mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1942
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
16.78"
(426.21mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
2.34"
(59.43mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
18.92"
(480.57mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
21.13"
(536.70mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
30.01"
(762.25mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1997 2013
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
41.23"
(1,047.24mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1997 1902
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
58.88"
(1,495.55mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1996 2004
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1943
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
80.61"
(2,047.49mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
8.38"
(212.85mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 1956
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1944
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
98.21"
(2,494.53mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
7.97"
(202.43mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1987

Citing This Page

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