Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, August 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1951
1-Month
2.35"
(59.69mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1950 1960
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1997
Ties: 1977
Jul–Aug 1951
2-Month
3.83"
(97.28mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1950 1900
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1923
Jun–Aug 1951
3-Month
5.70"
(144.78mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1950 1924
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1965
May–Aug 1951
4-Month
7.65"
(194.31mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1957
Ties: 1973, 2011
Apr–Aug 1951
5-Month
9.54"
(242.32mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1957
Ties: 1909, 1953
Mar–Aug 1951
6-Month
10.27"
(260.86mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1957
Feb–Aug 1951
7-Month
11.24"
(285.50mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1957
Ties: 1922
Jan–Aug 1951
8-Month
12.69"
(322.33mm)
13.20"
(335.28mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1957
Dec 1950–Aug 1951
9-Month
13.60"
(345.44mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1957
Nov 1950–Aug 1951
10-Month
14.52"
(368.81mm)
15.34"
(389.64mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1957
Oct 1950–Aug 1951
11-Month
14.79"
(375.67mm)
16.67"
(423.42mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1957
Ties: 1955
Sep 1950–Aug 1951
12-Month
16.64"
(422.66mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Ties: 1936
Mar 1950–Aug 1951
18-Month
24.79"
(629.67mm)
29.15"
(740.41mm)
-4.36"
(-110.74mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1942
Sep 1949–Aug 1951
24-Month
30.53"
(775.46mm)
36.21"
(919.73mm)
-5.68"
(-144.27mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1934 2003
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1942
Sep 1948–Aug 1951
36-Month
50.41"
(1,280.41mm)
54.26"
(1,378.20mm)
-3.85"
(-97.79mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1943
Sep 1947–Aug 1951
48-Month
70.20"
(1,783.08mm)
72.29"
(1,836.17mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1944
Sep 1946–Aug 1951
60-Month
91.14"
(2,314.96mm)
90.31"
(2,293.87mm)
0.83"
(21.09mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1950 2004
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/