Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, February 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1972
1-Month
0.38"
(9.65mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1970
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1903
Ties: 1954
Jan–Feb 1972
2-Month
1.07"
(27.18mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1970 1981
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1980
Ties: 1954
Dec 1971–Feb 1972
3-Month
2.47"
(62.74mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1970 1981
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2008
Nov 1971–Feb 1972
4-Month
3.56"
(90.42mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
-0.73"
(-18.55mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1970 1904
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1979
Oct 1971–Feb 1972
5-Month
5.20"
(132.08mm)
5.63"
(143.00mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1909
Sep 1971–Feb 1972
6-Month
7.00"
(177.80mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
Aug 1971–Feb 1972
7-Month
8.63"
(219.20mm)
9.07"
(230.38mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1969 1901
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
Ties: 1965, 1969
Jul 1971–Feb 1972
8-Month
10.57"
(268.48mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1965 1901
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
Jun 1971–Feb 1972
9-Month
11.16"
(283.46mm)
12.71"
(322.83mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1963 1981
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
May 1971–Feb 1972
10-Month
13.21"
(335.53mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1967 1901
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
Apr 1971–Feb 1972
11-Month
15.15"
(384.81mm)
16.61"
(421.89mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1967 2021
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
Mar 1971–Feb 1972
12-Month
15.93"
(404.62mm)
18.11"
(459.99mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1967 1935
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
Sep 1970–Feb 1972
18-Month
24.14"
(613.16mm)
25.17"
(639.32mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1969 2003
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
Mar 1970–Feb 1972
24-Month
34.26"
(870.20mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1968 2003
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1943
Mar 1969–Feb 1972
36-Month
54.45"
(1,383.03mm)
54.20"
(1,376.68mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1969 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Mar 1968–Feb 1972
48-Month
70.74"
(1,796.80mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-1.49"
(-37.84mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1970 1935
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1987
Mar 1967–Feb 1972
60-Month
89.69"
(2,278.13mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/