Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, March 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1940
1-Month
1.44"
(36.58mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1939 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1906
Ties: 1921, 1942
Feb–Mar 1940
2-Month
2.92"
(74.17mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1939 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1905
Ties: 1984
Jan–Mar 1940
3-Month
4.72"
(119.89mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1939 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1980
Dec 1939–Mar 1940
4-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1979
Nov 1939–Mar 1940
5-Month
5.65"
(143.51mm)
5.81"
(147.57mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1979
Oct 1939–Mar 1940
6-Month
6.31"
(160.27mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
-0.83"
(-21.09mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1936 1977
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1909
Sep 1939–Mar 1940
7-Month
7.69"
(195.33mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1935 1902
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Aug 1939–Mar 1940
8-Month
8.80"
(223.52mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1901
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Jul 1939–Mar 1940
9-Month
9.83"
(249.68mm)
12.68"
(322.07mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1935 1901
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Jun 1939–Mar 1940
10-Month
10.70"
(271.78mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1935 1901
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
May 1939–Mar 1940
11-Month
11.72"
(297.69mm)
16.25"
(412.75mm)
-4.53"
(-115.06mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1935 1901
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Apr 1939–Mar 1940
12-Month
12.70"
(322.58mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-5.43"
(-137.92mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1935
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Oct 1938–Mar 1940
18-Month
20.45"
(519.43mm)
25.26"
(641.60mm)
-4.81"
(-122.17mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1935 1935
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Apr 1938–Mar 1940
24-Month
33.27"
(845.06mm)
36.17"
(918.72mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1936 1977
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1943
Apr 1937–Mar 1940
36-Month
50.52"
(1,283.21mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1943
Apr 1936–Mar 1940
48-Month
67.86"
(1,723.64mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-4.37"
(-111.00mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1938 2004
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1987
Apr 1935–Mar 1940
60-Month
86.24"
(2,190.50mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
-3.99"
(-101.34mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1939 1957
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 12, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/