Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, January 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1974
1-Month
1.82"
(46.23mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1973 1919, 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1916
Ties: 1909
Dec 1973–Jan 1974
2-Month
3.43"
(87.12mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1973 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1914
Nov 1973–Jan 1974
3-Month
4.58"
(116.33mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1973 1904
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1979
Ties: 2008
Oct 1973–Jan 1974
4-Month
5.23"
(132.84mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1909
Sep 1973–Jan 1974
5-Month
7.12"
(180.85mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
1.16"
(29.47mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Aug 1973–Jan 1974
6-Month
8.26"
(209.80mm)
7.98"
(202.69mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1901
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Jul 1973–Jan 1974
7-Month
10.87"
(276.10mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1972 1901
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2007
Jun 1973–Jan 1974
8-Month
12.18"
(309.37mm)
11.62"
(295.15mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1972 1901, 1981
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Ties: 1913
May 1973–Jan 1974
9-Month
14.77"
(375.16mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1972 1901
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Ties: 1947
Apr 1973–Jan 1974
10-Month
16.84"
(427.74mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1973 1940
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Mar 1973–Jan 1974
11-Month
19.13"
(485.90mm)
17.02"
(432.31mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1973 2021
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Feb 1973–Jan 1974
12-Month
19.53"
(496.06mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1973 2003
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Ties: 1909
Aug 1972–Jan 1974
18-Month
30.16"
(766.06mm)
26.08"
(662.43mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1973 2003
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Feb 1972–Jan 1974
24-Month
37.06"
(941.32mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1973 2003
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1943
Feb 1971–Jan 1974
36-Month
53.81"
(1,366.77mm)
54.20"
(1,376.68mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1973 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1943
Feb 1970–Jan 1974
48-Month
71.27"
(1,810.26mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1970 1957
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1987
Feb 1969–Jan 1974
60-Month
92.08"
(2,338.83mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1973 1957
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/