Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, March 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1971
1-Month
0.78"
(19.81mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1906
Feb–Mar 1971
2-Month
1.98"
(50.29mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1905
Ties: 1902, 1935
Jan–Mar 1971
3-Month
2.85"
(72.39mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1980
Dec 1970–Mar 1971
4-Month
3.54"
(89.92mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1966 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1979
Ties: 1933
Nov 1970–Mar 1971
5-Month
4.83"
(122.68mm)
5.81"
(147.57mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1979
Oct 1970–Mar 1971
6-Month
6.70"
(170.18mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1969 1977
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1909
Sep 1970–Mar 1971
7-Month
8.99"
(228.35mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1969 1902
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Aug 1970–Mar 1971
8-Month
10.78"
(273.81mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1969 1901
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Jul 1970–Mar 1971
9-Month
12.77"
(324.36mm)
12.68"
(322.07mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1969 1901
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Jun 1970–Mar 1971
10-Month
14.66"
(372.36mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1901
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Ties: 1999
May 1970–Mar 1971
11-Month
15.50"
(393.70mm)
16.25"
(412.75mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1969 1901
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Apr 1970–Mar 1971
12-Month
17.08"
(433.83mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1969 1935
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Ties: 2012
Oct 1969–Mar 1971
18-Month
25.61"
(650.49mm)
25.26"
(641.60mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1935
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Apr 1969–Mar 1971
24-Month
38.32"
(973.33mm)
36.17"
(918.72mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1943
Apr 1968–Mar 1971
36-Month
54.76"
(1,390.90mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1969 1977
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1943
Apr 1967–Mar 1971
48-Month
73.79"
(1,874.27mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
1.56"
(39.63mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1970 2004
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1987
Apr 1966–Mar 1971
60-Month
88.85"
(2,256.79mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/