WFO Denver/Boulder

               NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - DENVER, COLORADO
           MONTHLY TEMPERATURE, RAINFALL, AND SNOWFALL EXTREME 
                                 FOR MAY

10 WARMEST MAYS           10 WETTEST MAYS           10 SNOWIEST MAYS
  (1872-2013)               (1872-2013)               (1882-2013)

 64.6   1934               8.57   1876 #             15.5   1898
 63.2   1994               7.31   1957               13.6   1950
 61.9   1886               6.12   1969               13.5   1978
 61.7   1958               5.06   1973               13.2   1912
 61.6   1879, 1974         4.95   1935               12.0   1917
 61.5   1939               4.88   1898, 1938         10.0   1908
 61.3   1936               4.79   2011                9.0   1907
 61.1   1875               4.77   1967                8.9   1893
 61.0   1874, 1941         4.67   1995                8.8   1957
 60.9   1956, 1963         4.64   1987                8.3   1944

10 COLDEST MAYS           10 DRIEST MAYS            LEAST SNOWIEST MAYS
  (1872-2013)               (1872-2013)                 (1882-2013)

 48.7   1917               0.06   1974                Numerous years with
 50.0   1995               0.09   1886                no snowfall (41).
 50.2   1935               0.15   1899
 50.3   1907               0.22   1919
 51.4   1983               0.34   1966, 1977
 51.5   1892               0.43   1925
 52.0   1946               0.49   1972
 52.6   1924, 1967         0.52   1911
 52.8   1915, 1943         0.53   1900
 53.0   1898, 1950         0.60   1921, 1954

- Temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit.

- Precipitation and Snowfall amounts in inches.

- Average May Temperature is 57.1 degrees (from 1981-2010 DIA data).

- Average May Precipitation is 2.12 inches (from 1981-2010 DIA data).

- Average May Snowfall is 1.1 inches (from 1981-2010 DEN data).

# Wettest Month in Denver History.

- Data collected at the Downtown City Office from 1872-December 1949, then
  at the Stapleton Airport Office from January 1950-February 1995, then at
  Denver International Airport from March 1995-Present.



UPDATED: 6/2/2013 - WFO BOU

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