Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, January 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1953
1-Month
0.89"
(22.61mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
-0.17"
(-4.31mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1947 1919, 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1916
Ties: 1926
Dec 1952–Jan 1953
2-Month
1.69"
(42.93mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1914
Nov 1952–Jan 1953
3-Month
3.00"
(76.20mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1950 1904
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1979
Ties: 2019
Oct 1952–Jan 1953
4-Month
3.06"
(77.72mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
-1.48"
(-37.60mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1936 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1909
Sep 1952–Jan 1953
5-Month
4.03"
(102.36mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1933 1904
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Aug 1952–Jan 1953
6-Month
6.32"
(160.53mm)
7.98"
(202.69mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1945 1901
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Jul 1952–Jan 1953
7-Month
7.78"
(197.61mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1940 1901
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2007
Jun 1952–Jan 1953
8-Month
8.41"
(213.61mm)
11.62"
(295.15mm)
-3.21"
(-81.54mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1940 1901, 1981
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
May 1952–Jan 1953
9-Month
10.36"
(263.14mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-3.28"
(-83.32mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1940 1901
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Apr 1952–Jan 1953
10-Month
12.48"
(316.99mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-3.04"
(-77.22mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1940 1940
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Mar 1952–Jan 1953
11-Month
14.31"
(363.47mm)
17.02"
(432.31mm)
-2.71"
(-68.84mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1951 2003, 2013
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Feb 1952–Jan 1953
12-Month
15.13"
(384.30mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
-2.97"
(-75.44mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1951 2003
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Aug 1951–Jan 1953
18-Month
25.39"
(644.91mm)
26.08"
(662.43mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1951 2003
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Ties: 2012
Feb 1951–Jan 1953
24-Month
34.28"
(870.71mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1952 2003
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1943
Ties: 1973
Feb 1950–Jan 1953
36-Month
48.67"
(1,236.22mm)
54.20"
(1,376.68mm)
-5.53"
(-140.46mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1943
Feb 1949–Jan 1953
48-Month
67.55"
(1,715.77mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
-4.69"
(-119.13mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1987
Feb 1948–Jan 1953
60-Month
86.35"
(2,193.29mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/