Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 1926

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1926
1-Month
2.38"
(60.45mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1925 1974
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2015
Ties: 1901
Apr–May 1926
2-Month
4.75"
(120.65mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1957
Ties: 1901
Mar–May 1926
3-Month
6.57"
(166.88mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1957
Feb–May 1926
4-Month
7.33"
(186.18mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1905
Jan–May 1926
5-Month
8.22"
(208.79mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1957
Dec 1925–May 1926
6-Month
9.24"
(234.70mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1957
Nov 1925–May 1926
7-Month
10.20"
(259.08mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1957
Oct 1925–May 1926
8-Month
12.26"
(311.40mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1995
Sep 1925–May 1926
9-Month
13.98"
(355.09mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1942
Aug 1925–May 1926
10-Month
16.57"
(420.88mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1942
Jul 1925–May 1926
11-Month
19.32"
(490.73mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1942
Jun 1925–May 1926
12-Month
20.92"
(531.37mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1942
Dec 1924–May 1926
18-Month
27.51"
(698.75mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1925 2013
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1942
Jun 1924–May 1926
24-Month
33.38"
(847.85mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1904 1902
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 1942
Jun 1923–May 1926
36-Month
55.77"
(1,416.56mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
1.56"
(39.63mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1925 2022
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1943
Jun 1922–May 1926
48-Month
71.64"
(1,819.66mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1925 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1944
Jun 1921–May 1926
60-Month
92.16"
(2,340.86mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
1.92"
(48.76mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1925 2022
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/