Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, January 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1939
1-Month
1.66"
(42.16mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1938 1919, 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1916
Dec 1938–Jan 1939
2-Month
2.85"
(72.39mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1914
Nov 1938–Jan 1939
3-Month
3.87"
(98.30mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1904
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1979
Oct 1938–Jan 1939
4-Month
5.00"
(127.00mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1909
Ties: 2009
Sep 1938–Jan 1939
5-Month
7.99"
(202.95mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
2.03"
(51.57mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1938 1904
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1942
Aug 1938–Jan 1939
6-Month
9.60"
(243.84mm)
7.98"
(202.69mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1938 1901
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1942
Jul 1938–Jan 1939
7-Month
11.29"
(286.77mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1901
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2007
Jun 1938–Jan 1939
8-Month
13.04"
(331.22mm)
11.62"
(295.15mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1938 1901, 1981
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1942
May 1938–Jan 1939
9-Month
15.59"
(395.99mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1938 1901
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1942
Apr 1938–Jan 1939
10-Month
17.82"
(452.63mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1938 1940
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1942
Mar 1938–Jan 1939
11-Month
20.61"
(523.49mm)
17.02"
(432.31mm)
3.59"
(91.18mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1938 2021
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1942
Feb 1938–Jan 1939
12-Month
21.78"
(553.21mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1938 2003
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1942
Aug 1937–Jan 1939
18-Month
28.91"
(734.31mm)
26.08"
(662.43mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1938 2003
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1942
Feb 1937–Jan 1939
24-Month
38.27"
(972.06mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
2.11"
(53.60mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1938 2003
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1943
Ties: 1971
Feb 1936–Jan 1939
36-Month
55.36"
(1,406.14mm)
54.20"
(1,376.68mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1943
Feb 1935–Jan 1939
48-Month
72.77"
(1,848.36mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1987
Feb 1934–Jan 1939
60-Month
85.98"
(2,183.89mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-4.27"
(-108.46mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/