Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, April 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1940
1-Month
1.84"
(46.74mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1900
Mar–Apr 1940
2-Month
3.28"
(83.31mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1906
Feb–Apr 1940
3-Month
4.76"
(120.90mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1905
Ties: 1973
Jan–Apr 1940
4-Month
6.56"
(166.62mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1905
Dec 1939–Apr 1940
5-Month
7.18"
(182.37mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1905
Nov 1939–Apr 1940
6-Month
7.49"
(190.25mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1904
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1984
Ties: 1899
Oct 1939–Apr 1940
7-Month
8.15"
(207.01mm)
8.98"
(228.09mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Sep 1939–Apr 1940
8-Month
9.53"
(242.06mm)
10.41"
(264.41mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1936 1902, 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Aug 1939–Apr 1940
9-Month
10.64"
(270.26mm)
12.42"
(315.47mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Jul 1939–Apr 1940
10-Month
11.67"
(296.42mm)
14.52"
(368.81mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1935 1902
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Jun 1939–Apr 1940
11-Month
12.54"
(318.52mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1925 1981
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
May 1939–Apr 1940
12-Month
13.56"
(344.42mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-4.52"
(-114.81mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1925 2013
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Nov 1938–Apr 1940
18-Month
21.16"
(537.46mm)
25.76"
(654.30mm)
-4.60"
(-116.84mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1935 2013
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
May 1938–Apr 1940
24-Month
32.88"
(835.15mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
-3.28"
(-83.31mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1936 1902
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
May 1937–Apr 1940
36-Month
51.22"
(1,300.99mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1937 1955
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1985
May 1936–Apr 1940
48-Month
68.84"
(1,748.54mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
-3.40"
(-86.36mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1938 1904
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1986
May 1935–Apr 1940
60-Month
85.50"
(2,171.70mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-4.74"
(-120.40mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 11, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/