Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, August 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1956
1-Month
1.52"
(38.61mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1950 1960
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1997
Ties: 1958
Jul–Aug 1956
2-Month
3.57"
(90.68mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1948 1900
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1923
Ties: 1971, 1976
Jun–Aug 1956
3-Month
4.31"
(109.47mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1944 1924
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1965
May–Aug 1956
4-Month
5.53"
(140.46mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
-2.16"
(-54.87mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1957
Apr–Aug 1956
5-Month
7.01"
(178.05mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1957
Mar–Aug 1956
6-Month
7.74"
(196.60mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1957
Feb–Aug 1956
7-Month
8.85"
(224.79mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
-3.28"
(-83.31mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1957
Jan–Aug 1956
8-Month
10.72"
(272.29mm)
13.20"
(335.28mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1957
Dec 1955–Aug 1956
9-Month
11.59"
(294.39mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1957
Nov 1955–Aug 1956
10-Month
12.87"
(326.90mm)
15.34"
(389.64mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1957
Oct 1955–Aug 1956
11-Month
13.33"
(338.58mm)
16.67"
(423.42mm)
-3.34"
(-84.84mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1957
Sep 1955–Aug 1956
12-Month
14.15"
(359.41mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Mar 1955–Aug 1956
18-Month
23.94"
(608.08mm)
29.15"
(740.41mm)
-5.21"
(-132.33mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1942
Sep 1954–Aug 1956
24-Month
30.62"
(777.75mm)
36.21"
(919.73mm)
-5.59"
(-141.98mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1955 2003
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1942
Sep 1953–Aug 1956
36-Month
43.94"
(1,116.08mm)
54.26"
(1,378.20mm)
-10.32"
(-262.12mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1943
Sep 1952–Aug 1956
48-Month
59.64"
(1,514.86mm)
72.29"
(1,836.17mm)
-12.65"
(-321.31mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1944
Sep 1951–Aug 1956
60-Month
78.65"
(1,997.71mm)
90.31"
(2,293.87mm)
-11.66"
(-296.16mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1954 2004
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/