Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, August 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1899
1-Month
1.74"
(44.20mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1898 1960
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1997
Ties: 1911
Jul–Aug 1899
2-Month
4.43"
(112.52mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1900
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1923
Ties: 1904
Jun–Aug 1899
3-Month
5.75"
(146.05mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1924
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1965
Ties: 1989, 1990
May–Aug 1899
4-Month
6.40"
(162.56mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1957
Ties: 1944
Apr–Aug 1899
5-Month
7.21"
(183.13mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1957
Mar–Aug 1899
6-Month
8.80"
(223.52mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1957
Feb–Aug 1899
7-Month
10.43"
(264.92mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1957
Jan–Aug 1899
8-Month
11.50"
(292.10mm)
13.20"
(335.28mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1957
Dec 1898–Aug 1899
9-Month
12.69"
(322.33mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1957
Ties: 1955
Nov 1898–Aug 1899
10-Month
13.89"
(352.81mm)
15.34"
(389.64mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1957
Oct 1898–Aug 1899
11-Month
14.68"
(372.87mm)
16.67"
(423.42mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
30th Driest Driest to Date 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1957
Sep 1898–Aug 1899
12-Month
15.48"
(393.19mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Mar 1898–Aug 1899
18-Month
27.05"
(687.07mm)
29.15"
(740.41mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
Sep 1897–Aug 1899
24-Month
34.63"
(879.60mm)
36.21"
(919.73mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
40th Driest Driest to Date 2003
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
Sep 1896–Aug 1899
36-Month
55.05"
(1,398.27mm)
54.26"
(1,378.20mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
69th Driest Driest to Date 2002
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1943
Sep 1895–Aug 1899
48-Month
70.65"
(1,794.51mm)
72.29"
(1,836.17mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
48th Driest Driest to Date 1956
74th Wettest Wettest to Date 1944

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/