Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
0.69"
(17.53mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
-0.37"
(-9.39mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1970 1919, 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1916
Ties: 1920, 1946, 1954, 2012
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
2.09"
(53.09mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1914
Ties: 1903, 1923
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
3.18"
(80.77mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1979
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
4.82"
(122.43mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1909
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
6.62"
(168.15mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1969 1904
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
8.25"
(209.55mm)
7.98"
(202.69mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1969 1901
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
10.19"
(258.83mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1967 1901
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2007
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
10.78"
(273.81mm)
11.62"
(295.15mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1965 1901, 1981
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
12.83"
(325.88mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1901
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
14.77"
(375.16mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1969 1940
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
Ties: 1949
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
15.55"
(394.97mm)
17.02"
(432.31mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1969 2003, 2013
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
16.75"
(425.45mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1969 2003
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
25.55"
(648.97mm)
26.08"
(662.43mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1969 2003
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
Ties: 2011
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
34.21"
(868.93mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1968 2003
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1943
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
55.02"
(1,397.51mm)
54.20"
(1,376.68mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1943
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
71.66"
(1,820.16mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
-0.58"
(-14.74mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1970 1957
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1987
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
90.02"
(2,286.51mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/