Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, August 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1949
1-Month
1.43"
(36.32mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1960
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1997
Jul–Aug 1949
2-Month
3.65"
(92.71mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1948 1900
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1923
Jun–Aug 1949
3-Month
7.12"
(180.85mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1948 1924
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1965
May–Aug 1949
4-Month
9.90"
(251.46mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1957
Apr–Aug 1949
5-Month
11.33"
(287.78mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1957
Mar–Aug 1949
6-Month
13.27"
(337.06mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1957
Feb–Aug 1949
7-Month
13.98"
(355.09mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1957
Jan–Aug 1949
8-Month
15.89"
(403.61mm)
13.20"
(335.28mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1957
Dec 1948–Aug 1949
9-Month
17.46"
(443.48mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
3.19"
(81.02mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1957
Nov 1948–Aug 1949
10-Month
18.45"
(468.63mm)
15.34"
(389.64mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1957
Oct 1948–Aug 1949
11-Month
19.23"
(488.44mm)
16.67"
(423.42mm)
2.56"
(65.02mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1957
Sep 1948–Aug 1949
12-Month
19.88"
(504.95mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Mar 1948–Aug 1949
18-Month
30.93"
(785.62mm)
29.15"
(740.41mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1942
Sep 1947–Aug 1949
24-Month
39.67"
(1,007.62mm)
36.21"
(919.73mm)
3.46"
(87.89mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1947 2003
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1942
Sep 1946–Aug 1949
36-Month
60.61"
(1,539.49mm)
54.26"
(1,378.20mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1943
Sep 1945–Aug 1949
48-Month
76.96"
(1,954.78mm)
72.29"
(1,836.17mm)
4.67"
(118.61mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1948 1956
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1944
Sep 1944–Aug 1949
60-Month
95.72"
(2,431.29mm)
90.31"
(2,293.87mm)
5.41"
(137.42mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1948 2004
25th 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 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/