Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, August 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1959
1-Month
2.16"
(54.86mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1958 1960
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1997
Jul–Aug 1959
2-Month
3.29"
(83.57mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1948 1900
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1923
Ties: 1975
Jun–Aug 1959
3-Month
4.67"
(118.62mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1956 1924
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1965
May–Aug 1959
4-Month
6.73"
(170.94mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1957
Apr–Aug 1959
5-Month
8.29"
(210.57mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1957
Ties: 1918, 2006, 2008
Mar–Aug 1959
6-Month
9.69"
(246.13mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1957
Feb–Aug 1959
7-Month
11.10"
(281.94mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1957
Ties: 1952
Jan–Aug 1959
8-Month
12.06"
(306.32mm)
13.20"
(335.28mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1957
Dec 1958–Aug 1959
9-Month
12.87"
(326.90mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1957
Ties: 1937
Nov 1958–Aug 1959
10-Month
13.74"
(349.00mm)
15.34"
(389.64mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1957
Oct 1958–Aug 1959
11-Month
14.45"
(367.03mm)
16.67"
(423.42mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1957
Sep 1958–Aug 1959
12-Month
15.80"
(401.32mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Mar 1958–Aug 1959
18-Month
26.66"
(677.16mm)
29.15"
(740.41mm)
-2.49"
(-63.25mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Ties: 1932
Sep 1957–Aug 1959
24-Month
33.90"
(861.06mm)
36.21"
(919.73mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1956 2003
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Sep 1956–Aug 1959
36-Month
57.07"
(1,449.58mm)
54.26"
(1,378.20mm)
2.81"
(71.38mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1958 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1943
Sep 1955–Aug 1959
48-Month
71.22"
(1,808.99mm)
72.29"
(1,836.17mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1957 1956
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1944
Ties: 1980
Sep 1954–Aug 1959
60-Month
87.69"
(2,227.33mm)
90.31"
(2,293.87mm)
-2.62"
(-66.54mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1958 2004
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/