Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2012
1-Month
0.91"
(23.11mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-1.11"
(-28.20mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2006 1974
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2015
Ties: 1911, 1918, 1932, 2006
Apr–May 2012
2-Month
2.29"
(58.17mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-1.57"
(-39.87mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1957
Ties: 1896, 1927, 1954
Mar–May 2012
3-Month
2.74"
(69.60mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1957
Feb–May 2012
4-Month
4.10"
(104.14mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-2.36"
(-59.94mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1905
Jan–May 2012
5-Month
4.79"
(121.67mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-2.73"
(-69.34mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1957
Dec 2011–May 2012
6-Month
5.70"
(144.78mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1957
Nov 2011–May 2012
7-Month
6.69"
(169.93mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-2.97"
(-75.43mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1957
Oct 2011–May 2012
8-Month
8.35"
(212.09mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1995
Ties: 1936
Sep 2011–May 2012
9-Month
9.62"
(244.35mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-2.81"
(-71.37mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1942
Aug 2011–May 2012
10-Month
11.22"
(284.99mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1942
Jul 2011–May 2012
11-Month
13.76"
(349.50mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-2.78"
(-70.62mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1942
Jun 2011–May 2012
12-Month
14.70"
(373.38mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1942
Dec 2010–May 2012
18-Month
24.06"
(611.12mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-2.64"
(-67.06mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2004 2013
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1942
Jun 2010–May 2012
24-Month
33.30"
(845.82mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-2.88"
(-73.15mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2004 1902
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1942
Jun 2009–May 2012
36-Month
52.20"
(1,325.88mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2006 2004
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1943
Jun 2008–May 2012
48-Month
70.11"
(1,780.79mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2006 1956
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1944
Jun 2007–May 2012
60-Month
88.34"
(2,243.84mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2006 1936
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1987

Citing This Page

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