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 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, May 2022

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2022
1-Month
1.62"
(41.15mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2020 1974
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2015
Apr–May 2022
2-Month
2.35"
(59.69mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1957
Mar–May 2022
3-Month
3.79"
(96.27mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1957
Feb–May 2022
4-Month
4.73"
(120.14mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1905
Jan–May 2022
5-Month
5.51"
(139.95mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
-2.01"
(-51.06mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1957
Dec 2021–May 2022
6-Month
7.23"
(183.64mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1957
Nov 2021–May 2022
7-Month
7.60"
(193.04mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1957
Oct 2021–May 2022
8-Month
8.72"
(221.49mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1995
Sep 2021–May 2022
9-Month
9.95"
(252.73mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1942
Aug 2021–May 2022
10-Month
11.35"
(288.29mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
-3.09"
(-78.49mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1942
Jul 2021–May 2022
11-Month
13.50"
(342.90mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-3.04"
(-77.22mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1942
Jun 2021–May 2022
12-Month
14.69"
(373.13mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-3.39"
(-86.10mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1942
Dec 2020–May 2022
18-Month
23.57"
(598.68mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-3.13"
(-79.50mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2021 2013
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1942
Jun 2020–May 2022
24-Month
29.81"
(757.17mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-6.37"
(-161.80mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2021 1902
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1942
Jun 2019–May 2022
36-Month
43.73"
(1,110.74mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-10.48"
(-266.19mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2022
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1943
Jun 2018–May 2022
48-Month
62.96"
(1,599.18mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-9.27"
(-235.46mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2004 1956
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1944
Jun 2017–May 2022
60-Month
78.15"
(1,985.01mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-12.09"
(-307.09mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2022
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 15, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/