Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, August 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1946
1-Month
2.62"
(66.55mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1944 1960
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1997
Ties: 1936
Jul–Aug 1946
2-Month
4.84"
(122.94mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1944 1900
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1923
Ties: 1967
Jun–Aug 1946
3-Month
5.72"
(145.29mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1944 1924
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1965
May–Aug 1946
4-Month
8.00"
(203.20mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1944 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1957
Apr–Aug 1946
5-Month
9.83"
(249.68mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1957
Ties: 1938
Mar–Aug 1946
6-Month
11.41"
(289.81mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
0.37"
(9.39mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1957
Ties: 1985
Feb–Aug 1946
7-Month
11.89"
(302.01mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1957
Jan–Aug 1946
8-Month
12.58"
(319.53mm)
13.20"
(335.28mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1957
Dec 1945–Aug 1946
9-Month
13.47"
(342.14mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1957
Nov 1945–Aug 1946
10-Month
14.10"
(358.14mm)
15.34"
(389.64mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1957
Oct 1945–Aug 1946
11-Month
15.22"
(386.59mm)
16.67"
(423.42mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1957
Sep 1945–Aug 1946
12-Month
16.35"
(415.29mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Mar 1945–Aug 1946
18-Month
29.05"
(737.87mm)
29.15"
(740.41mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1944 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1942
Sep 1944–Aug 1946
24-Month
35.11"
(891.79mm)
36.21"
(919.73mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1940 2003
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1942
Sep 1943–Aug 1946
36-Month
53.11"
(1,348.99mm)
54.26"
(1,378.20mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1943
Sep 1942–Aug 1946
48-Month
72.08"
(1,830.83mm)
72.29"
(1,836.17mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1944
Sep 1941–Aug 1946
60-Month
95.10"
(2,415.54mm)
90.31"
(2,293.87mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1941 2004
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/