Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, April 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1959
1-Month
1.56"
(39.62mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
-0.28"
(-7.12mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1900
Mar–Apr 1959
2-Month
2.96"
(75.18mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1906
Ties: 1997
Feb–Apr 1959
3-Month
4.37"
(111.00mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1905
Jan–Apr 1959
4-Month
5.33"
(135.38mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1905
Ties: 1929
Dec 1958–Apr 1959
5-Month
6.14"
(155.96mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1905
Nov 1958–Apr 1959
6-Month
7.01"
(178.05mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Oct 1958–Apr 1959
7-Month
7.72"
(196.09mm)
8.98"
(228.09mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Sep 1958–Apr 1959
8-Month
9.07"
(230.38mm)
10.41"
(264.41mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1902, 2002
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Aug 1958–Apr 1959
9-Month
10.59"
(268.99mm)
12.42"
(315.47mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Jul 1958–Apr 1959
10-Month
12.76"
(324.10mm)
14.52"
(368.81mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1956 1902
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Jun 1958–Apr 1959
11-Month
14.15"
(359.41mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1956 1981
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Ties: 1967
May 1958–Apr 1959
12-Month
16.24"
(412.50mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-1.84"
(-46.73mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1955 2013
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Nov 1957–Apr 1959
18-Month
24.55"
(623.57mm)
25.76"
(654.30mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1957 2013
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
May 1957–Apr 1959
24-Month
38.94"
(989.08mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
2.78"
(70.62mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1957 1902
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
May 1956–Apr 1959
36-Month
55.87"
(1,419.10mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1957 1955
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1985
May 1955–Apr 1959
48-Month
72.47"
(1,840.74mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1958 1904
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1986
May 1954–Apr 1959
60-Month
87.21"
(2,215.13mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-3.03"
(-76.97mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/