Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, March 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1973
1-Month
2.29"
(58.17mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1906
Feb–Mar 1973
2-Month
2.69"
(68.33mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
0.08"
(2.04mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1905
Ties: 1923
Jan–Mar 1973
3-Month
3.53"
(89.66mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1980
Ties: 1929
Dec 1972–Mar 1973
4-Month
5.20"
(132.08mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1979
Ties: 2005
Nov 1972–Mar 1973
5-Month
7.05"
(179.07mm)
5.81"
(147.57mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1979
Ties: 2017
Oct 1972–Mar 1973
6-Month
9.77"
(248.16mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1909
Sep 1972–Mar 1973
7-Month
11.46"
(291.08mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
2.89"
(73.40mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1902
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Aug 1972–Mar 1973
8-Month
13.32"
(338.33mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1901
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1942
Jul 1972–Mar 1973
9-Month
14.70"
(373.38mm)
12.68"
(322.07mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1901
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1942
Jun 1972–Mar 1973
10-Month
16.60"
(421.64mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
2.37"
(60.20mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1901
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
May 1972–Mar 1973
11-Month
17.99"
(456.95mm)
16.25"
(412.75mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1901
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Apr 1972–Mar 1973
12-Month
19.04"
(483.62mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1972 1935
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Oct 1971–Mar 1973
18-Month
25.04"
(636.02mm)
25.26"
(641.60mm)
-0.22"
(-5.58mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1935
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
Apr 1971–Mar 1973
24-Month
34.99"
(888.75mm)
36.17"
(918.72mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1943
Apr 1970–Mar 1973
36-Month
52.07"
(1,322.58mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1969 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1943
Apr 1969–Mar 1973
48-Month
73.31"
(1,862.07mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1972 2004
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1987
Apr 1968–Mar 1973
60-Month
89.75"
(2,279.65mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1987
Ties: 1927

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/