Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, February 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1973
1-Month
0.40"
(10.16mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1972 1970
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1903
Jan–Feb 1973
2-Month
1.24"
(31.50mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1980
Ties: 1991
Dec 1972–Feb 1973
3-Month
2.91"
(73.91mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2008
Nov 1972–Feb 1973
4-Month
4.76"
(120.90mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
0.47"
(11.93mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1979
Oct 1972–Feb 1973
5-Month
7.48"
(189.99mm)
5.63"
(143.00mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1909
Sep 1972–Feb 1973
6-Month
9.17"
(232.92mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1942
Ties: 1986
Aug 1972–Feb 1973
7-Month
11.03"
(280.16mm)
9.07"
(230.38mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1901
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1942
Jul 1972–Feb 1973
8-Month
12.41"
(315.21mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1972 1901
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1942
Jun 1972–Feb 1973
9-Month
14.31"
(363.47mm)
12.71"
(322.83mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Ties: 1968, 1983
May 1972–Feb 1973
10-Month
15.70"
(398.78mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1901
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Apr 1972–Feb 1973
11-Month
16.75"
(425.45mm)
16.61"
(421.89mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1972 1940
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Mar 1972–Feb 1973
12-Month
17.55"
(445.77mm)
18.11"
(459.99mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1972 1935
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
Sep 1971–Feb 1973
18-Month
24.55"
(623.57mm)
25.17"
(639.32mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1972 2003
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
Mar 1971–Feb 1973
24-Month
33.48"
(850.39mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1965 2003
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1943
Mar 1970–Feb 1973
36-Month
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
54.20"
(1,376.68mm)
-2.39"
(-60.71mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1969 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1998
Mar 1969–Feb 1973
48-Month
72.00"
(1,828.80mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1972 1935
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1987
Mar 1968–Feb 1973
60-Month
88.29"
(2,242.57mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/