Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, April 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1900
1-Month
5.45"
(138.43mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1900
Mar–Apr 1900
2-Month
5.95"
(151.13mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1906
Feb–Apr 1900
3-Month
7.02"
(178.31mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1905
Jan–Apr 1900
4-Month
7.34"
(186.44mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
1.83"
(46.49mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1905
Dec 1899–Apr 1900
5-Month
8.80"
(223.52mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 1905
Nov 1899–Apr 1900
6-Month
9.76"
(247.90mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1899 1904
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Oct 1899–Apr 1900
7-Month
11.69"
(296.93mm)
8.98"
(228.09mm)
2.71"
(68.84mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Sep 1899–Apr 1900
8-Month
12.39"
(314.71mm)
10.41"
(264.41mm)
1.98"
(50.30mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1899 1902, 2002
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Aug 1899–Apr 1900
9-Month
14.13"
(358.90mm)
12.42"
(315.47mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Ties: 1962
Jul 1899–Apr 1900
10-Month
16.82"
(427.23mm)
14.52"
(368.81mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1899 1902
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Jun 1899–Apr 1900
11-Month
18.14"
(460.76mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1899 1981
28th Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
May 1899–Apr 1900
12-Month
18.79"
(477.27mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1899 2013
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1942
Nov 1898–Apr 1900
18-Month
26.28"
(667.51mm)
25.76"
(654.30mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1899 2013
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
May 1898–Apr 1900
24-Month
36.91"
(937.51mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1899 1902
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1942
May 1897–Apr 1900
36-Month
55.38"
(1,406.65mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1899 1955
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1985
May 1896–Apr 1900
48-Month
73.59"
(1,869.19mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
68th Driest Driest to Date 1904
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1986
May 1895–Apr 1900
60-Month
92.46"
(2,348.48mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
2.22"
(56.38mm)
77th Driest Driest to Date 1957
44th Wettest Wettest to Date 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/