Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, April 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1948
1-Month
1.40"
(35.56mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1900
Ties: 1910
Mar–Apr 1948
2-Month
3.58"
(90.93mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1906
Feb–Apr 1948
3-Month
5.43"
(137.92mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
0.99"
(25.14mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1905
Ties: 1919
Jan–Apr 1948
4-Month
6.90"
(175.26mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1905
Dec 1947–Apr 1948
5-Month
8.10"
(205.74mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1905
Nov 1947–Apr 1948
6-Month
9.04"
(229.62mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1904
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1984
Oct 1947–Apr 1948
7-Month
11.20"
(284.48mm)
8.98"
(228.09mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Sep 1947–Apr 1948
8-Month
12.32"
(312.93mm)
10.41"
(264.41mm)
1.91"
(48.52mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1947 1902, 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Aug 1947–Apr 1948
9-Month
14.76"
(374.90mm)
12.42"
(315.47mm)
2.34"
(59.43mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Jul 1947–Apr 1948
10-Month
16.54"
(420.12mm)
14.52"
(368.81mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1947 1902
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Ties: 1958
Jun 1947–Apr 1948
11-Month
19.35"
(491.49mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
May 1947–Apr 1948
12-Month
22.19"
(563.63mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
4.11"
(104.40mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1947 2013
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Nov 1946–Apr 1948
18-Month
30.27"
(768.86mm)
25.76"
(654.30mm)
4.51"
(114.56mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1947 2013
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
May 1946–Apr 1948
24-Month
41.26"
(1,048.00mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1947 1902
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1942
May 1945–Apr 1948
36-Month
58.20"
(1,478.28mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1955
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1985
May 1944–Apr 1948
48-Month
74.77"
(1,899.16mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1947 1904
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1986
May 1943–Apr 1948
60-Month
94.76"
(2,406.90mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
4.52"
(114.80mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/