Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, January 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1900
1-Month
0.32"
(8.13mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1919, 1931
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1916
Dec 1899–Jan 1900
2-Month
1.78"
(45.21mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
43rd Driest Driest to Date 1931
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1914
Nov 1899–Jan 1900
3-Month
2.74"
(69.60mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
38th Driest Driest to Date 1904
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1979
Oct 1899–Jan 1900
4-Month
4.67"
(118.62mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1899 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1909
Sep 1899–Jan 1900
5-Month
5.37"
(136.40mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1899 1904
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
Ties: 1957, 1961
Aug 1899–Jan 1900
6-Month
7.11"
(180.59mm)
7.98"
(202.69mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1899 1901
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
Ties: 1944
Jul 1899–Jan 1900
7-Month
9.80"
(248.92mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1899 1901
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2007
Jun 1899–Jan 1900
8-Month
11.12"
(282.45mm)
11.62"
(295.15mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1899 1901, 1981
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
May 1899–Jan 1900
9-Month
11.77"
(298.96mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
27th Driest Driest to Date 1901
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1942
Apr 1899–Jan 1900
10-Month
12.58"
(319.53mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-2.94"
(-74.68mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 1940
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1942
Mar 1899–Jan 1900
11-Month
14.17"
(359.92mm)
17.02"
(432.31mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 2021
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1942
Feb 1899–Jan 1900
12-Month
15.80"
(401.32mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
23rd Driest Driest to Date 2003
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1942
Aug 1898–Jan 1900
18-Month
22.30"
(566.42mm)
26.08"
(662.43mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 2003
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1942
Feb 1898–Jan 1900
24-Month
32.86"
(834.64mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
27th Driest Driest to Date 2003
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1943
Feb 1897–Jan 1900
36-Month
54.17"
(1,375.92mm)
54.20"
(1,376.68mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
59th Driest Driest to Date 1977
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1943
Feb 1896–Jan 1900
48-Month
70.33"
(1,786.38mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
-1.91"
(-48.52mm)
43rd Driest Driest to Date 1957
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1987
Feb 1895–Jan 1900
60-Month
89.12"
(2,263.65mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
52nd Driest Driest to Date 1957
72nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/