Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2003
1-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2002 1974
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1929
Apr–May 2003
2-Month
3.32"
(84.33mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Mar–May 2003
3-Month
5.51"
(139.95mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Feb–May 2003
4-Month
7.00"
(177.80mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1905
Ties: 2011
Jan–May 2003
5-Month
7.44"
(188.98mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Ties: 1981
Dec 2002–May 2003
6-Month
8.08"
(205.23mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Nov 2002–May 2003
7-Month
9.06"
(230.12mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Oct 2002–May 2003
8-Month
10.68"
(271.27mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1995
Sep 2002–May 2003
9-Month
12.78"
(324.61mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1942
Aug 2002–May 2003
10-Month
14.27"
(362.46mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Jul 2002–May 2003
11-Month
15.29"
(388.37mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Jun 2002–May 2003
12-Month
16.16"
(410.46mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Dec 2001–May 2003
18-Month
19.94"
(506.48mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-6.76"
(-171.70mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2013
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1942
Jun 2001–May 2003
24-Month
28.18"
(715.77mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-8.00"
(-203.20mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1902 1902
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1942
Jun 2000–May 2003
36-Month
45.50"
(1,155.70mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-8.71"
(-221.23mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1956 2004
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1943
Jun 1999–May 2003
48-Month
63.57"
(1,614.68mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-8.66"
(-219.96mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1944
Jun 1998–May 2003
60-Month
85.25"
(2,165.35mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-4.99"
(-126.75mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1979 1936
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/