Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 2001

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2001
1-Month
2.69"
(68.33mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2000 1974
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2015
Apr–May 2001
2-Month
4.34"
(110.24mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
0.48"
(12.20mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2000 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1957
Mar–May 2001
3-Month
5.76"
(146.30mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2000 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1957
Feb–May 2001
4-Month
6.90"
(175.26mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2000 2002
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1905
Jan–May 2001
5-Month
7.92"
(201.17mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2000 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1957
Dec 2000–May 2001
6-Month
8.74"
(222.00mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2000 2002
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1957
Nov 2000–May 2001
7-Month
9.57"
(243.08mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2000 2002
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1957
Ties: 1928
Oct 2000–May 2001
8-Month
11.33"
(287.78mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2000 2002
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1995
Sep 2000–May 2001
9-Month
12.68"
(322.07mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2000 2002
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1942
Aug 2000–May 2001
10-Month
14.69"
(373.13mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2000 2002
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1942
Jul 2000–May 2001
11-Month
16.32"
(414.53mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1942
Jun 2000–May 2001
12-Month
17.32"
(439.93mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1990 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1942
Dec 1999–May 2001
18-Month
25.56"
(649.22mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1990 2013
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1942
Jun 1999–May 2001
24-Month
35.39"
(898.91mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1991 1902
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1942
Jun 1998–May 2001
36-Month
57.07"
(1,449.58mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
2.86"
(72.65mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1996 2004
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1943
Jun 1997–May 2001
48-Month
78.20"
(1,986.28mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
5.97"
(151.64mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1997 1956
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1944
Jun 1996–May 2001
60-Month
98.30"
(2,496.82mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1998 1936
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/