Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, January 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1940
1-Month
1.80"
(45.72mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1939 1919, 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1916
Dec 1939–Jan 1940
2-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1914
Nov 1939–Jan 1940
3-Month
2.73"
(69.34mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1937 1904
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1979
Ties: 1994
Oct 1939–Jan 1940
4-Month
3.39"
(86.11mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1977
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1909
Sep 1939–Jan 1940
5-Month
4.77"
(121.16mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1935 1904
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Aug 1939–Jan 1940
6-Month
5.88"
(149.35mm)
7.98"
(202.69mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1935 1901
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Jul 1939–Jan 1940
7-Month
6.91"
(175.51mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
-3.16"
(-80.27mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1904 1901
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2007
Jun 1939–Jan 1940
8-Month
7.78"
(197.61mm)
11.62"
(295.15mm)
-3.84"
(-97.54mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1901, 1981
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
May 1939–Jan 1940
9-Month
8.80"
(223.52mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-4.84"
(-122.94mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1901 1901
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Apr 1939–Jan 1940
10-Month
9.78"
(248.41mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-5.74"
(-145.80mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1940
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Mar 1939–Jan 1940
11-Month
11.19"
(284.23mm)
17.02"
(432.31mm)
-5.83"
(-148.08mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 2021
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Feb 1939–Jan 1940
12-Month
12.53"
(318.26mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
-5.57"
(-141.48mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2003
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Ties: 2013
Aug 1938–Jan 1940
18-Month
22.13"
(562.10mm)
26.08"
(662.43mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1935 2003
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Feb 1938–Jan 1940
24-Month
34.31"
(871.47mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1938 2003
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1943
Feb 1937–Jan 1940
36-Month
50.80"
(1,290.32mm)
54.20"
(1,376.68mm)
-3.40"
(-86.36mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1943
Feb 1936–Jan 1940
48-Month
67.89"
(1,724.41mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
-4.35"
(-110.49mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1987
Feb 1935–Jan 1940
60-Month
85.30"
(2,166.62mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-4.95"
(-125.73mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2000
Ties: 1959, 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/