Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2005
1-Month
1.49"
(37.85mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2004 1974
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2015
Apr–May 2005
2-Month
3.46"
(87.88mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1957
Mar–May 2005
3-Month
4.86"
(123.44mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1957
Ties: 1986
Feb–May 2005
4-Month
5.92"
(150.37mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1905
Jan–May 2005
5-Month
7.89"
(200.41mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Dec 2004–May 2005
6-Month
8.66"
(219.96mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Nov 2004–May 2005
7-Month
10.35"
(262.89mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1957
Oct 2004–May 2005
8-Month
11.82"
(300.23mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1995
Sep 2004–May 2005
9-Month
13.99"
(355.35mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
1.56"
(39.63mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1942
Aug 2004–May 2005
10-Month
15.84"
(402.34mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1942
Jul 2004–May 2005
11-Month
18.20"
(462.28mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1942
Jun 2004–May 2005
12-Month
20.19"
(512.83mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
2.11"
(53.60mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1942
Dec 2003–May 2005
18-Month
27.73"
(704.34mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2004 2013
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1942
Jun 2003–May 2005
24-Month
35.82"
(909.83mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2004 1902
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1942
Jun 2002–May 2005
36-Month
51.98"
(1,320.29mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2004 2004
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1943
Jun 2001–May 2005
48-Month
64.00"
(1,625.60mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-8.23"
(-209.04mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2004 1956
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1944
Jun 2000–May 2005
60-Month
81.32"
(2,065.53mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-8.92"
(-226.57mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2004 1936
109th 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 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/