Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, April 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1974
1-Month
1.46"
(37.08mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
-0.38"
(-9.66mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1900
Mar–Apr 1974
2-Month
2.93"
(74.42mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1906
Feb–Apr 1974
3-Month
3.54"
(89.92mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1905
Jan–Apr 1974
4-Month
5.36"
(136.14mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1905
Dec 1973–Apr 1974
5-Month
6.97"
(177.04mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1905
Ties: 1997
Nov 1973–Apr 1974
6-Month
8.12"
(206.25mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Oct 1973–Apr 1974
7-Month
8.77"
(222.76mm)
8.98"
(228.09mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Sep 1973–Apr 1974
8-Month
10.66"
(270.76mm)
10.41"
(264.41mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1972 1902, 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Aug 1973–Apr 1974
9-Month
11.80"
(299.72mm)
12.42"
(315.47mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Ties: 1949
Jul 1973–Apr 1974
10-Month
14.41"
(366.01mm)
14.52"
(368.81mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1972 1902
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Jun 1973–Apr 1974
11-Month
15.72"
(399.29mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
May 1973–Apr 1974
12-Month
18.31"
(465.07mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1972 2013
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Nov 1972–Apr 1974
18-Month
27.43"
(696.72mm)
25.76"
(654.30mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1973 2013
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
May 1972–Apr 1974
24-Month
38.37"
(974.60mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
2.21"
(56.14mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1973 1902
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
May 1971–Apr 1974
36-Month
53.43"
(1,357.12mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1973 1955
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1985
May 1970–Apr 1974
48-Month
70.87"
(1,800.10mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1986
May 1969–Apr 1974
60-Month
92.42"
(2,347.47mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1973 1957
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1987
Ties: 1962

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/