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Colorado, Climate Division 3. Kansas Drainage

Precipitation Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931, 1933, 1964
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1944
Ties: 1896, 1918, 1971
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
0.92"
(23.37mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1978 1929
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2007
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
1.36"
(34.54mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1978 1950
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1992
Ties: 1986, 1990
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
2.03"
(51.56mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1978 2004
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1909
Ties: 1976
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
2.10"
(53.34mm)
3.51"
(89.15mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1978 1901
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1943
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
4.94"
(125.48mm)
5.79"
(147.07mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1943
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
6.19"
(157.23mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
-2.37"
(-60.19mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1942
Ties: 1977
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
8.37"
(212.60mm)
11.27"
(286.26mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1942, 1966
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
11.82"
(300.23mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
-2.21"
(-56.13mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1978 2013
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1924
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
12.61"
(320.29mm)
15.75"
(400.05mm)
-3.14"
(-79.76mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1977 1935
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1916
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
12.77"
(324.36mm)
16.66"
(423.16mm)
-3.89"
(-98.80mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1977 1935
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1916
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
13.30"
(337.82mm)
17.07"
(433.58mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1977 1935
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1916
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
17.35"
(440.69mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
-5.48"
(-139.19mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1943
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
29.32"
(744.73mm)
34.08"
(865.63mm)
-4.76"
(-120.90mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1943
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
40.71"
(1,034.03mm)
51.10"
(1,297.94mm)
-10.39"
(-263.91mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1977 1957
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1907
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
56.04"
(1,423.42mm)
68.12"
(1,730.25mm)
-12.08"
(-306.83mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1945
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
67.67"
(1,718.82mm)
85.10"
(2,161.54mm)
-17.43"
(-442.72mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1946

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 8, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/