Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, March 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1957
1-Month
1.59"
(40.39mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1906
Ties: 1899, 1943
Feb–Mar 1957
2-Month
2.41"
(61.21mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1956 1966
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1905
Ties: 2020
Jan–Mar 1957
3-Month
4.85"
(123.19mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1956 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1980
Dec 1956–Mar 1957
4-Month
5.85"
(148.59mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1956 1977
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1979
Nov 1956–Mar 1957
5-Month
6.93"
(176.02mm)
5.81"
(147.57mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1956 1977
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1979
Oct 1956–Mar 1957
6-Month
7.67"
(194.82mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1956 1977
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1909
Sep 1956–Mar 1957
7-Month
7.78"
(197.61mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1956 1902
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Ties: 2011
Aug 1956–Mar 1957
8-Month
9.30"
(236.22mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1955 1901
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1942
Jul 1956–Mar 1957
9-Month
11.35"
(288.29mm)
12.68"
(322.07mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1956 1901
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Jun 1956–Mar 1957
10-Month
12.09"
(307.09mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
-2.14"
(-54.35mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1955 1901
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1942
May 1956–Mar 1957
11-Month
13.31"
(338.07mm)
16.25"
(412.75mm)
-2.94"
(-74.68mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1953 1901
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1942
Apr 1956–Mar 1957
12-Month
14.79"
(375.67mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-3.34"
(-84.83mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1955 1935
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1942
Oct 1955–Mar 1957
18-Month
21.11"
(536.19mm)
25.26"
(641.60mm)
-4.15"
(-105.41mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1955 1935
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1942
Apr 1955–Mar 1957
24-Month
30.97"
(786.64mm)
36.17"
(918.72mm)
-5.20"
(-132.08mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1956 1977
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1943
Apr 1954–Mar 1957
36-Month
45.25"
(1,149.35mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
-8.97"
(-227.84mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1943
Apr 1953–Mar 1957
48-Month
61.26"
(1,556.00mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-10.97"
(-278.64mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1956 2004
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1987
Apr 1952–Mar 1957
60-Month
75.87"
(1,927.10mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
-14.36"
(-364.74mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1957
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/