Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2019
1-Month
2.84"
(72.14mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2018 1974
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1947
Apr–May 2019
2-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1957
Mar–May 2019
3-Month
7.07"
(179.58mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1957
Feb–May 2019
4-Month
8.64"
(219.46mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
2.18"
(55.38mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1905
Ties: 1942
Jan–May 2019
5-Month
10.02"
(254.51mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1957
Dec 2018–May 2019
6-Month
10.77"
(273.56mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1957
Nov 2018–May 2019
7-Month
11.64"
(295.66mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
1.98"
(50.30mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1957
Oct 2018–May 2019
8-Month
14.03"
(356.36mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1995
Sep 2018–May 2019
9-Month
14.69"
(373.13mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
2.26"
(57.41mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1942
Aug 2018–May 2019
10-Month
16.14"
(409.96mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1942
Jul 2018–May 2019
11-Month
18.25"
(463.55mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1942
Jun 2018–May 2019
12-Month
19.23"
(488.44mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1942
Dec 2017–May 2019
18-Month
25.38"
(644.65mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2013 2013
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1942
Jun 2017–May 2019
24-Month
34.42"
(874.27mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1902
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1942
Jun 2016–May 2019
36-Month
53.01"
(1,346.45mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2014 2022
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1943
Ties: 1972
Jun 2015–May 2019
48-Month
72.66"
(1,845.56mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1944
Jun 2014–May 2019
60-Month
94.83"
(2,408.68mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
4.59"
(116.58mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2017 2022
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/