Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of July 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2019
1-Month
2.84"
(72.14mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2018 1974
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1947
Apr–May 2019
2-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1957
Mar–May 2019
3-Month
7.06"
(179.32mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
1.69"
(42.92mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1957
Feb–May 2019
4-Month
8.63"
(219.20mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1905
Jan–May 2019
5-Month
10.01"
(254.25mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
2.49"
(63.24mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1957
Dec 2018–May 2019
6-Month
10.75"
(273.05mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1957
Nov 2018–May 2019
7-Month
11.62"
(295.15mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
1.96"
(49.79mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1957
Oct 2018–May 2019
8-Month
14.01"
(355.85mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
3.01"
(76.45mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1995
Sep 2018–May 2019
9-Month
14.67"
(372.62mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1942
Aug 2018–May 2019
10-Month
16.12"
(409.45mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1942
Jul 2018–May 2019
11-Month
18.23"
(463.04mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
1.69"
(42.92mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1942
Jun 2018–May 2019
12-Month
19.21"
(487.93mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1942
Dec 2017–May 2019
18-Month
25.36"
(644.14mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2013 2013
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1942
Jun 2017–May 2019
24-Month
34.40"
(873.76mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2018 1902
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1942
Jun 2016–May 2019
36-Month
52.99"
(1,345.95mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-1.22"
(-30.98mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2014 2004
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1943
Jun 2015–May 2019
48-Month
72.64"
(1,845.06mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1944
Jun 2014–May 2019
60-Month
94.81"
(2,408.17mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
4.57"
(116.07mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 25, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/