Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, April 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1956
1-Month
1.48"
(37.59mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1900
Mar–Apr 1956
2-Month
2.21"
(56.13mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1906
Feb–Apr 1956
3-Month
3.32"
(84.33mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1905
Ties: 1904
Jan–Apr 1956
4-Month
5.19"
(131.83mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
-0.32"
(-8.12mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1905
Ties: 2008
Dec 1955–Apr 1956
5-Month
6.06"
(153.92mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1905
Ties: 1996
Nov 1955–Apr 1956
6-Month
7.34"
(186.44mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1984
Oct 1955–Apr 1956
7-Month
7.80"
(198.12mm)
8.98"
(228.09mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Sep 1955–Apr 1956
8-Month
8.62"
(218.95mm)
10.41"
(264.41mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1902, 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Aug 1955–Apr 1956
9-Month
11.29"
(286.77mm)
12.42"
(315.47mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Jul 1955–Apr 1956
10-Month
12.68"
(322.07mm)
14.52"
(368.81mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1902
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Jun 1955–Apr 1956
11-Month
13.79"
(350.27mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1981
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Ties: 2012
May 1955–Apr 1956
12-Month
16.60"
(421.64mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1955 2013
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Nov 1954–Apr 1956
18-Month
22.19"
(563.63mm)
25.76"
(654.30mm)
-3.57"
(-90.67mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1955 2013
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1942
May 1954–Apr 1956
24-Month
31.34"
(796.04mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
-4.82"
(-122.42mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1955 1902
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1942
May 1953–Apr 1956
36-Month
45.89"
(1,165.61mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
-8.33"
(-211.58mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1985
May 1952–Apr 1956
48-Month
60.44"
(1,535.18mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
-11.80"
(-299.72mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1986
May 1951–Apr 1956
60-Month
80.77"
(2,051.56mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-9.47"
(-240.54mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1955 1957
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1987

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/