Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 2013

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2013
1-Month
1.55"
(39.37mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2012 1974
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2015
Ties: 2008
Apr–May 2013
2-Month
3.22"
(81.79mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1957
Mar–May 2013
3-Month
4.29"
(108.97mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1957
Feb–May 2013
4-Month
5.18"
(131.57mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1905
Jan–May 2013
5-Month
6.09"
(154.69mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1957
Dec 2012–May 2013
6-Month
7.40"
(187.96mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1957
Ties: 1974, 1992
Nov 2012–May 2013
7-Month
7.84"
(199.14mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-1.82"
(-46.22mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1957
Oct 2012–May 2013
8-Month
8.56"
(217.42mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-2.44"
(-61.98mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1995
Sep 2012–May 2013
9-Month
9.85"
(250.19mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1942
Aug 2012–May 2013
10-Month
10.92"
(277.37mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-3.52"
(-89.41mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1942
Jul 2012–May 2013
11-Month
13.19"
(335.03mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-3.35"
(-85.09mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1942
Jun 2012–May 2013
12-Month
13.61"
(345.69mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-4.47"
(-113.54mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1942
Dec 2011–May 2013
18-Month
19.31"
(490.47mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-7.39"
(-187.71mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2013
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1942
Jun 2011–May 2013
24-Month
28.31"
(719.07mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-7.87"
(-199.90mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1902
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1942
Jun 2010–May 2013
36-Month
46.91"
(1,191.51mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-7.30"
(-185.42mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2004 2004
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1943
Jun 2009–May 2013
48-Month
65.81"
(1,671.57mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-6.42"
(-163.07mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2005 1956
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1944
Jun 2008–May 2013
60-Month
83.72"
(2,126.49mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-6.52"
(-165.61mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2006 1936
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 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/