Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, April 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1953
1-Month
2.06"
(52.32mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
0.22"
(5.58mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1900
Mar–Apr 1953
2-Month
3.45"
(87.63mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1906
Ties: 1993, 1994
Feb–Apr 1953
3-Month
4.19"
(106.43mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1905
Jan–Apr 1953
4-Month
5.08"
(129.03mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1905
Dec 1952–Apr 1953
5-Month
5.88"
(149.35mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1905
Nov 1952–Apr 1953
6-Month
7.19"
(182.63mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1951 1904
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1984
Oct 1952–Apr 1953
7-Month
7.25"
(184.15mm)
8.98"
(228.09mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Ties: 1925
Sep 1952–Apr 1953
8-Month
8.22"
(208.79mm)
10.41"
(264.41mm)
-2.19"
(-55.62mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1950 1902, 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Aug 1952–Apr 1953
9-Month
10.51"
(266.95mm)
12.42"
(315.47mm)
-1.91"
(-48.52mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Ties: 1913
Jul 1952–Apr 1953
10-Month
11.97"
(304.04mm)
14.52"
(368.81mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1950 1902
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Jun 1952–Apr 1953
11-Month
12.60"
(320.04mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
-3.47"
(-88.14mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1940 1981
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
May 1952–Apr 1953
12-Month
14.55"
(369.57mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1940 2013
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Ties: 1954
Nov 1951–Apr 1953
18-Month
24.79"
(629.67mm)
25.76"
(654.30mm)
-0.97"
(-24.63mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1951 2013
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
May 1951–Apr 1953
24-Month
34.88"
(885.95mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1902
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
May 1950–Apr 1953
36-Month
49.65"
(1,261.11mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
-4.57"
(-116.08mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1955
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1985
May 1949–Apr 1953
48-Month
67.66"
(1,718.56mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
-4.58"
(-116.34mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1938 1904
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1986
May 1948–Apr 1953
60-Month
85.11"
(2,161.79mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-5.13"
(-130.31mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/