Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, August 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1953
1-Month
2.08"
(52.83mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1960
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1997
Jul–Aug 1953
2-Month
4.50"
(114.30mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1952 1900
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1923
Jun–Aug 1953
3-Month
5.56"
(141.22mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1952 1924
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1965
May–Aug 1953
4-Month
7.48"
(189.99mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1952 2002
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1957
Apr–Aug 1953
5-Month
9.54"
(242.32mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1952 2002
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1957
Ties: 1909, 1951
Mar–Aug 1953
6-Month
10.93"
(277.62mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1952 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1957
Feb–Aug 1953
7-Month
11.67"
(296.42mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1952 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1957
Jan–Aug 1953
8-Month
12.56"
(319.02mm)
13.20"
(335.28mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1957
Dec 1952–Aug 1953
9-Month
13.36"
(339.34mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1957
Nov 1952–Aug 1953
10-Month
14.67"
(372.62mm)
15.34"
(389.64mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1957
Oct 1952–Aug 1953
11-Month
14.73"
(374.14mm)
16.67"
(423.42mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1957
Sep 1952–Aug 1953
12-Month
15.70"
(398.78mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Mar 1952–Aug 1953
18-Month
25.98"
(659.89mm)
29.15"
(740.41mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Sep 1951–Aug 1953
24-Month
34.71"
(881.63mm)
36.21"
(919.73mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1951 2003
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Sep 1950–Aug 1953
36-Month
51.35"
(1,304.29mm)
54.26"
(1,378.20mm)
-2.91"
(-73.91mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1952 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1943
Sep 1949–Aug 1953
48-Month
65.24"
(1,657.10mm)
72.29"
(1,836.17mm)
-7.05"
(-179.07mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1944
Sep 1948–Aug 1953
60-Month
85.12"
(2,162.05mm)
90.31"
(2,293.87mm)
-5.19"
(-131.82mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1940 2004
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 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/