Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, August 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1942
1-Month
1.62"
(41.15mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1940 1960
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1997
Jul–Aug 1942
2-Month
3.10"
(78.74mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1939 1900
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1923
Jun–Aug 1942
3-Month
5.09"
(129.29mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1940 1924
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1965
Ties: 1988
May–Aug 1942
4-Month
6.01"
(152.65mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
-1.68"
(-42.68mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1957
Apr–Aug 1942
5-Month
10.78"
(273.81mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1957
Mar–Aug 1942
6-Month
12.22"
(310.39mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1957
Feb–Aug 1942
7-Month
13.73"
(348.74mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1957
Ties: 1997
Jan–Aug 1942
8-Month
14.66"
(372.36mm)
13.20"
(335.28mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1957
Dec 1941–Aug 1942
9-Month
15.71"
(399.03mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
1.44"
(36.57mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1957
Nov 1941–Aug 1942
10-Month
16.24"
(412.50mm)
15.34"
(389.64mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1957
Oct 1941–Aug 1942
11-Month
19.89"
(505.21mm)
16.67"
(423.42mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1957
Sep 1941–Aug 1942
12-Month
23.02"
(584.71mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
4.92"
(124.97mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Mar 1941–Aug 1942
18-Month
37.89"
(962.41mm)
29.15"
(740.41mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Sep 1940–Aug 1942
24-Month
46.52"
(1,181.61mm)
36.21"
(919.73mm)
10.31"
(261.88mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1941 2003
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Sep 1939–Aug 1942
36-Month
61.78"
(1,569.21mm)
54.26"
(1,378.20mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1943
Sep 1938–Aug 1942
48-Month
77.53"
(1,969.26mm)
72.29"
(1,836.17mm)
5.24"
(133.09mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1941 1956
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1944
Sep 1937–Aug 1942
60-Month
96.92"
(2,461.77mm)
90.31"
(2,293.87mm)
6.61"
(167.90mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1941 2004
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/