Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, August 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1961
1-Month
2.38"
(60.45mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1960
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1997
Jul–Aug 1961
2-Month
4.65"
(118.11mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1960 1900
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1923
Jun–Aug 1961
3-Month
6.07"
(154.18mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1960 1924
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1965
May–Aug 1961
4-Month
8.09"
(205.49mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Apr–Aug 1961
5-Month
9.60"
(243.84mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Ties: 1897
Mar–Aug 1961
6-Month
11.92"
(302.77mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Feb–Aug 1961
7-Month
12.84"
(326.14mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Jan–Aug 1961
8-Month
13.09"
(332.49mm)
13.20"
(335.28mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Dec 1960–Aug 1961
9-Month
14.33"
(363.98mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Nov 1960–Aug 1961
10-Month
15.11"
(383.79mm)
15.34"
(389.64mm)
-0.23"
(-5.85mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1957
Ties: 2007
Oct 1960–Aug 1961
11-Month
17.18"
(436.37mm)
16.67"
(423.42mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1957
Sep 1960–Aug 1961
12-Month
18.21"
(462.53mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1941
Mar 1960–Aug 1961
18-Month
25.89"
(657.61mm)
29.15"
(740.41mm)
-3.26"
(-82.80mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1942
Sep 1959–Aug 1961
24-Month
35.00"
(889.00mm)
36.21"
(919.73mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1960 2003
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Sep 1958–Aug 1961
36-Month
50.80"
(1,290.32mm)
54.26"
(1,378.20mm)
-3.46"
(-87.88mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1943
Sep 1957–Aug 1961
48-Month
68.90"
(1,750.06mm)
72.29"
(1,836.17mm)
-3.39"
(-86.11mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1956
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1944
Sep 1956–Aug 1961
60-Month
92.07"
(2,338.58mm)
90.31"
(2,293.87mm)
1.76"
(44.71mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1960 2004
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1999

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/