Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, August 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1973
1-Month
1.14"
(28.96mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1962 1960
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Jul–Aug 1973
2-Month
3.75"
(95.25mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1972 1900
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1923
Ties: 1952
Jun–Aug 1973
3-Month
5.06"
(128.52mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1971 1924
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1965
Ties: 2016
May–Aug 1973
4-Month
7.65"
(194.31mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1957
Ties: 1951, 2011
Apr–Aug 1973
5-Month
9.72"
(246.89mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1957
Mar–Aug 1973
6-Month
12.01"
(305.05mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
0.97"
(24.63mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1957
Feb–Aug 1973
7-Month
12.41"
(315.21mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1957
Jan–Aug 1973
8-Month
13.25"
(336.55mm)
13.20"
(335.28mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1957
Dec 1972–Aug 1973
9-Month
14.92"
(378.97mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1957
Ties: 2008
Nov 1972–Aug 1973
10-Month
16.77"
(425.96mm)
15.34"
(389.64mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1957
Oct 1972–Aug 1973
11-Month
19.49"
(495.05mm)
16.67"
(423.42mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1957
Sep 1972–Aug 1973
12-Month
21.18"
(537.97mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1941
Mar 1972–Aug 1973
18-Month
29.56"
(750.82mm)
29.15"
(740.41mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Sep 1971–Aug 1973
24-Month
36.56"
(928.62mm)
36.21"
(919.73mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1972 2003
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1942
Ties: 1908
Sep 1970–Aug 1973
36-Month
53.70"
(1,363.98mm)
54.26"
(1,378.20mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1943
Sep 1969–Aug 1973
48-Month
72.02"
(1,829.31mm)
72.29"
(1,836.17mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1944
Sep 1968–Aug 1973
60-Month
90.12"
(2,289.05mm)
90.31"
(2,293.87mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1972 2004
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/