Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2004
1-Month
0.70"
(17.78mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2002 1974
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2015
Apr–May 2004
2-Month
3.85"
(97.79mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Mar–May 2004
3-Month
4.46"
(113.28mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1957
Feb–May 2004
4-Month
5.73"
(145.54mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1905
Jan–May 2004
5-Month
6.63"
(168.40mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1957
Dec 2003–May 2004
6-Month
7.54"
(191.52mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1957
Nov 2003–May 2004
7-Month
8.88"
(225.55mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1957
Oct 2003–May 2004
8-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1995
Sep 2003–May 2004
9-Month
10.69"
(271.53mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-1.74"
(-44.19mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1942
Aug 2003–May 2004
10-Month
12.54"
(318.52mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1942
Jul 2003–May 2004
11-Month
13.56"
(344.42mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-2.98"
(-75.70mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1942
Jun 2003–May 2004
12-Month
15.63"
(397.00mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1942
Dec 2002–May 2004
18-Month
23.71"
(602.23mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-2.99"
(-75.95mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2003 2013
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Ties: 1989
Jun 2002–May 2004
24-Month
31.79"
(807.47mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-4.39"
(-111.50mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2003 1902
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Jun 2001–May 2004
36-Month
43.81"
(1,112.77mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-10.40"
(-264.16mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2004
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1943
Jun 2000–May 2004
48-Month
61.13"
(1,552.70mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-11.10"
(-281.94mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1944
Jun 1999–May 2004
60-Month
79.20"
(2,011.68mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-11.04"
(-280.42mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 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/