Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, October 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1953
1-Month
1.41"
(35.81mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1952 1952
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1969
Ties: 2010
Sep–Oct 1953
2-Month
1.55"
(39.37mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1952 1922
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1941
Aug–Oct 1953
3-Month
3.63"
(92.20mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1952 1944
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1941
Jul–Oct 1953
4-Month
6.05"
(153.67mm)
6.90"
(175.26mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1952 1900
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1941
Jun–Oct 1953
5-Month
7.11"
(180.59mm)
8.45"
(214.63mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1900
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1941
Ties: 1935
May–Oct 1953
6-Month
9.03"
(229.36mm)
10.46"
(265.68mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1952 1939
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1941
Ties: 1899
Apr–Oct 1953
7-Month
11.09"
(281.69mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1952 1939
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1941
Mar–Oct 1953
8-Month
12.48"
(316.99mm)
13.82"
(351.03mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1941
Ties: 1948
Feb–Oct 1953
9-Month
13.22"
(335.79mm)
14.91"
(378.71mm)
-1.69"
(-42.92mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1952 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1941
Jan–Oct 1953
10-Month
14.11"
(358.39mm)
15.97"
(405.64mm)
-1.86"
(-47.25mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1952 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1941
Dec 1952–Oct 1953
11-Month
14.91"
(378.71mm)
17.04"
(432.82mm)
-2.13"
(-54.11mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Nov 1952–Oct 1953
12-Month
16.22"
(411.99mm)
18.11"
(459.99mm)
-1.89"
(-48.00mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
May 1952–Oct 1953
18-Month
23.58"
(598.93mm)
28.55"
(725.17mm)
-4.97"
(-126.24mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1940 1901
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Nov 1951–Oct 1953
24-Month
33.82"
(859.03mm)
36.22"
(919.99mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1951 2003
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Nov 1950–Oct 1953
36-Month
50.78"
(1,289.81mm)
54.28"
(1,378.71mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1956
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1997
Ties: 1963
Nov 1949–Oct 1953
48-Month
64.33"
(1,633.98mm)
72.32"
(1,836.93mm)
-7.99"
(-202.95mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Nov 1948–Oct 1953
60-Month
85.24"
(2,165.10mm)
90.35"
(2,294.89mm)
-5.11"
(-129.79mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/