Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, April 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1970
1-Month
1.58"
(40.13mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1900
Mar–Apr 1970
2-Month
3.61"
(91.69mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1906
Feb–Apr 1970
3-Month
3.94"
(100.08mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1905
Jan–Apr 1970
4-Month
4.57"
(116.08mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1968 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1905
Dec 1969–Apr 1970
5-Month
5.59"
(141.99mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1967 2002
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1905
Nov 1969–Apr 1970
6-Month
6.31"
(160.27mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1967 1904
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1984
Oct 1969–Apr 1970
7-Month
10.11"
(256.79mm)
8.98"
(228.09mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Sep 1969–Apr 1970
8-Month
11.81"
(299.97mm)
10.41"
(264.41mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1969 1902, 2002
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1942
Aug 1969–Apr 1970
9-Month
13.77"
(349.76mm)
12.42"
(315.47mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1942
Jul 1969–Apr 1970
10-Month
15.95"
(405.13mm)
14.52"
(368.81mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1969 1902
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1942
Jun 1969–Apr 1970
11-Month
19.12"
(485.65mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1942
May 1969–Apr 1970
12-Month
21.55"
(547.37mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1969 2013
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Nov 1968–Apr 1970
18-Month
28.55"
(725.17mm)
25.76"
(654.30mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1969 2013
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1942
May 1968–Apr 1970
24-Month
37.43"
(950.72mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1902
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1942
May 1967–Apr 1970
36-Month
57.08"
(1,449.83mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1969 1955
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1985
May 1966–Apr 1970
48-Month
72.21"
(1,834.13mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1969 1904
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1986
May 1965–Apr 1970
60-Month
92.74"
(2,355.60mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/