Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, March 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1953
1-Month
1.39"
(35.31mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1906
Feb–Mar 1953
2-Month
2.13"
(54.10mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1905
Ties: 1968, 2016
Jan–Mar 1953
3-Month
3.02"
(76.71mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1946 1966
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1980
Dec 1952–Mar 1953
4-Month
3.82"
(97.03mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1979
Ties: 1902
Nov 1952–Mar 1953
5-Month
5.13"
(130.30mm)
5.81"
(147.57mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1979
Oct 1952–Mar 1953
6-Month
5.19"
(131.83mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1935 1977
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1909
Sep 1952–Mar 1953
7-Month
6.16"
(156.46mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
-2.41"
(-61.22mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1935 1902
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Ties: 1901
Aug 1952–Mar 1953
8-Month
8.45"
(214.63mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1951 1901
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Jul 1952–Mar 1953
9-Month
9.91"
(251.71mm)
12.68"
(322.07mm)
-2.77"
(-70.36mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1940 1901
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Jun 1952–Mar 1953
10-Month
10.54"
(267.72mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
-3.69"
(-93.72mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1935 1901
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
May 1952–Mar 1953
11-Month
12.49"
(317.25mm)
16.25"
(412.75mm)
-3.76"
(-95.50mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1940 1901
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Apr 1952–Mar 1953
12-Month
14.61"
(371.09mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-3.52"
(-89.41mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1951 1935
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Oct 1951–Mar 1953
18-Month
24.34"
(618.24mm)
25.26"
(641.60mm)
-0.92"
(-23.36mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1951 1935
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Apr 1951–Mar 1953
24-Month
34.71"
(881.63mm)
36.17"
(918.72mm)
-1.46"
(-37.09mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1977
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1943
Apr 1950–Mar 1953
36-Month
49.08"
(1,246.63mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
-5.14"
(-130.56mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1943
Apr 1949–Mar 1953
48-Month
67.03"
(1,702.56mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-5.20"
(-132.08mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1938 2004
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1987
Apr 1948–Mar 1953
60-Month
84.45"
(2,145.03mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
-5.78"
(-146.81mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/