Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, January 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1899
1-Month
1.07"
(27.18mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1898 1919, 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1916
Ties: 1917, 1999
Dec 1898–Jan 1899
2-Month
2.26"
(57.40mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1914
Nov 1898–Jan 1899
3-Month
3.46"
(87.88mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1898 1904
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1979
Oct 1898–Jan 1899
4-Month
4.25"
(107.95mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1897 1977
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1909
Ties: 2012
Sep 1898–Jan 1899
5-Month
5.05"
(128.27mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
34th Driest Driest to Date 1904
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
Aug 1898–Jan 1899
6-Month
6.50"
(165.10mm)
7.98"
(202.69mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
21st Driest Driest to Date 1901
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
Ties: 1927
Jul 1898–Jan 1899
7-Month
8.86"
(225.04mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 1901
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2007
Jun 1898–Jan 1899
8-Month
10.47"
(265.94mm)
11.62"
(295.15mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
41st Driest Driest to Date 1901, 1981
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
Ties: 1956
May 1898–Jan 1899
9-Month
14.09"
(357.89mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1897 1901
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
Ties: 1979
Apr 1898–Jan 1899
10-Month
15.61"
(396.49mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1897 1940
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
Mar 1898–Jan 1899
11-Month
16.62"
(422.15mm)
17.02"
(432.31mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1897 2021
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
Feb 1898–Jan 1899
12-Month
17.06"
(433.32mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1897 2003
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
Aug 1897–Jan 1899
18-Month
26.53"
(673.86mm)
26.08"
(662.43mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1897 2003
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
Feb 1897–Jan 1899
24-Month
38.37"
(974.60mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
2.21"
(56.14mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1898 2003
30th Wettest Wettest to Date 1943
Feb 1896–Jan 1899
36-Month
54.53"
(1,385.06mm)
54.20"
(1,376.68mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
63rd Driest Driest to Date 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1943
Feb 1895–Jan 1899
48-Month
73.32"
(1,862.33mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
76th Driest Driest to Date 1957
49th Wettest Wettest to Date 1987

Citing This Page

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