Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, April 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1950
1-Month
1.49"
(37.85mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1949 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1900
Mar–Apr 1950
2-Month
2.37"
(60.20mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1906
Feb–Apr 1950
3-Month
3.21"
(81.53mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-1.23"
(-31.25mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1930 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1905
Ties: 1988, 1989
Jan–Apr 1950
4-Month
4.67"
(118.62mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1905
Ties: 1964, 1976, 1988
Dec 1949–Apr 1950
5-Month
5.39"
(136.91mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1905
Nov 1949–Apr 1950
6-Month
5.65"
(143.51mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1930 1904
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Oct 1949–Apr 1950
7-Month
7.12"
(180.85mm)
8.98"
(228.09mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1942
Sep 1949–Apr 1950
8-Month
8.11"
(205.99mm)
10.41"
(264.41mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1908 1902, 2002
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1942
Aug 1949–Apr 1950
9-Month
9.54"
(242.32mm)
12.42"
(315.47mm)
-2.88"
(-73.15mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1942
Jul 1949–Apr 1950
10-Month
11.76"
(298.70mm)
14.52"
(368.81mm)
-2.76"
(-70.11mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1940 1902
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1942
Jun 1949–Apr 1950
11-Month
15.23"
(386.84mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1945 1981
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1942
May 1949–Apr 1950
12-Month
18.01"
(457.45mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1949 2013
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1942
Nov 1948–Apr 1950
18-Month
26.56"
(674.62mm)
25.76"
(654.30mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1949 2013
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1942
May 1948–Apr 1950
24-Month
35.46"
(900.68mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1902
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1942
May 1947–Apr 1950
36-Month
57.65"
(1,464.31mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
3.43"
(87.12mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1947 1955
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1985
May 1946–Apr 1950
48-Month
76.72"
(1,948.69mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
4.48"
(113.79mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1904
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1986
May 1945–Apr 1950
60-Month
93.66"
(2,378.96mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
3.42"
(86.86mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1949 1957
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/