Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, January 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1956
1-Month
1.87"
(47.50mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
0.81"
(20.58mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1955 1919, 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1916
Ties: 1914
Dec 1955–Jan 1956
2-Month
2.74"
(69.60mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1914
Ties: 2005
Nov 1955–Jan 1956
3-Month
4.02"
(102.11mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1979
Oct 1955–Jan 1956
4-Month
4.48"
(113.79mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1909
Sep 1955–Jan 1956
5-Month
5.30"
(134.62mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1904
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1942
Aug 1955–Jan 1956
6-Month
7.97"
(202.44mm)
7.98"
(202.69mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1955 1901
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Jul 1955–Jan 1956
7-Month
9.36"
(237.74mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1955 1901
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2007
Jun 1955–Jan 1956
8-Month
10.47"
(265.94mm)
11.62"
(295.15mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1955 1901, 1981
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Ties: 1899
May 1955–Jan 1956
9-Month
13.28"
(337.31mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1955 1901
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Ties: 1937
Apr 1955–Jan 1956
10-Month
14.34"
(364.24mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1940
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Mar 1955–Jan 1956
11-Month
15.09"
(383.29mm)
17.02"
(432.31mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1955 2021
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1942
Feb 1955–Jan 1956
12-Month
16.43"
(417.32mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1955 2003
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Ties: 2002
Aug 1954–Jan 1956
18-Month
23.47"
(596.14mm)
26.08"
(662.43mm)
-2.61"
(-66.29mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1955 2003
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1942
Feb 1954–Jan 1956
24-Month
30.48"
(774.19mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
-5.68"
(-144.27mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1955 2003
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1943
Feb 1953–Jan 1956
36-Month
46.76"
(1,187.70mm)
54.20"
(1,376.68mm)
-7.44"
(-188.98mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1943
Feb 1952–Jan 1956
48-Month
61.89"
(1,572.01mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
-10.35"
(-262.89mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1987
Feb 1951–Jan 1956
60-Month
81.04"
(2,058.42mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-9.21"
(-233.93mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1955 1957
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 16, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/