Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2002
1-Month
0.57"
(14.48mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1974 1974
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2015
Apr–May 2002
2-Month
1.14"
(28.96mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-2.72"
(-69.08mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Mar–May 2002
3-Month
2.01"
(51.05mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-3.36"
(-85.35mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Feb–May 2002
4-Month
2.49"
(63.25mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-3.97"
(-100.83mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1905
Jan–May 2002
5-Month
3.13"
(79.50mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-4.39"
(-111.51mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Dec 2001–May 2002
6-Month
3.78"
(96.01mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-4.82"
(-122.43mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Nov 2001–May 2002
7-Month
4.98"
(126.49mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-4.68"
(-118.87mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Oct 2001–May 2002
8-Month
5.63"
(143.00mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-5.37"
(-136.40mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1995
Sep 2001–May 2002
9-Month
6.67"
(169.42mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-5.76"
(-146.30mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Aug 2001–May 2002
10-Month
8.64"
(219.46mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-5.80"
(-147.32mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Jul 2001–May 2002
11-Month
11.08"
(281.43mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-5.46"
(-138.69mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Jun 2001–May 2002
12-Month
12.02"
(305.31mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-6.06"
(-153.92mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Dec 2000–May 2002
18-Month
20.76"
(527.30mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-5.94"
(-150.88mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2013
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Jun 2000–May 2002
24-Month
29.34"
(745.24mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-6.84"
(-173.73mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1977 1902
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Jun 1999–May 2002
36-Month
47.41"
(1,204.21mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-6.80"
(-172.72mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1978 2004
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1943
Jun 1998–May 2002
48-Month
69.09"
(1,754.89mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-3.14"
(-79.75mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1991 1956
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1944
Jun 1997–May 2002
60-Month
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1987

Citing This Page

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