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 August 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, August 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2019
1-Month
1.50"
(38.10mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2018 1960
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1997
Ties: 1940
Jul–Aug 2019
2-Month
3.08"
(78.23mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2003 1900
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1923
Jun–Aug 2019
3-Month
4.86"
(123.44mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1924
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1965
May–Aug 2019
4-Month
7.70"
(195.58mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1957
Apr–Aug 2019
5-Month
9.14"
(232.16mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1957
Mar–Aug 2019
6-Month
11.92"
(302.77mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1957
Ties: 1961
Feb–Aug 2019
7-Month
13.49"
(342.65mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1957
Jan–Aug 2019
8-Month
14.87"
(377.70mm)
13.20"
(335.28mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1957
Dec 2018–Aug 2019
9-Month
15.62"
(396.75mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1957
Nov 2018–Aug 2019
10-Month
16.49"
(418.85mm)
15.34"
(389.64mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1957
Oct 2018–Aug 2019
11-Month
18.87"
(479.30mm)
16.67"
(423.42mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1957
Sep 2018–Aug 2019
12-Month
19.53"
(496.06mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Mar 2018–Aug 2019
18-Month
27.88"
(708.15mm)
29.15"
(740.41mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1942
Sep 2017–Aug 2019
24-Month
33.65"
(854.71mm)
36.21"
(919.73mm)
-2.56"
(-65.02mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2018 2003
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1942
Sep 2016–Aug 2019
36-Month
52.79"
(1,340.87mm)
54.26"
(1,378.20mm)
-1.47"
(-37.33mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1943
Sep 2015–Aug 2019
48-Month
71.55"
(1,817.37mm)
72.29"
(1,836.17mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1944
Sep 2014–Aug 2019
60-Month
93.13"
(2,365.50mm)
90.31"
(2,293.87mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2016 2004
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1999
Ties: 1908

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/