Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, July 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1972
1-Month
1.38"
(35.05mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1959 1900
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Ties: 1924
Jun–Jul 1972
2-Month
3.28"
(83.31mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1971 1924
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1965
May–Jul 1972
3-Month
4.67"
(118.62mm)
5.66"
(143.76mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2015
Apr–Jul 1972
4-Month
5.72"
(145.29mm)
7.50"
(190.50mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1963 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1957
Mar–Jul 1972
5-Month
6.52"
(165.61mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1957
Feb–Jul 1972
6-Month
6.90"
(175.26mm)
10.11"
(256.79mm)
-3.21"
(-81.53mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1963 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1995
Jan–Jul 1972
7-Month
7.59"
(192.79mm)
11.17"
(283.72mm)
-3.58"
(-90.93mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1957
Dec 1971–Jul 1972
8-Month
8.99"
(228.35mm)
12.24"
(310.90mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1963 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1957
Nov 1971–Jul 1972
9-Month
10.08"
(256.03mm)
13.31"
(338.07mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1963 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1957
Oct 1971–Jul 1972
10-Month
11.72"
(297.69mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1995
Ties: 1950
Sep 1971–Jul 1972
11-Month
13.52"
(343.41mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1964 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1995
Aug 1971–Jul 1972
12-Month
15.15"
(384.81mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1963 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1995
Feb 1971–Jul 1972
18-Month
23.65"
(600.71mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-4.56"
(-115.82mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1964 2002, 2013
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
Ties: 1977
Aug 1970–Jul 1972
24-Month
32.45"
(824.23mm)
36.18"
(918.97mm)
-3.73"
(-94.74mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1964 1902
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
Aug 1969–Jul 1972
36-Month
50.94"
(1,293.88mm)
54.23"
(1,377.44mm)
-3.29"
(-83.56mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1965 1956
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1943
Aug 1968–Jul 1972
48-Month
69.60"
(1,767.84mm)
72.25"
(1,835.15mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1966 1956
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1944
Aug 1967–Jul 1972
60-Month
86.12"
(2,187.45mm)
90.27"
(2,292.86mm)
-4.15"
(-105.41mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1967 1954
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/