Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, August 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1974
1-Month
1.01"
(25.65mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1962 1960
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1997
Jul–Aug 1974
2-Month
2.93"
(74.42mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1962 1900
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1923
Jun–Aug 1974
3-Month
4.42"
(112.27mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1971 1924
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1965
May–Aug 1974
4-Month
4.85"
(123.19mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
-2.84"
(-72.14mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1957
Apr–Aug 1974
5-Month
6.31"
(160.27mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1957
Mar–Aug 1974
6-Month
7.78"
(197.61mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-3.26"
(-82.81mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1957
Feb–Aug 1974
7-Month
8.39"
(213.11mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
-3.74"
(-94.99mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1957
Jan–Aug 1974
8-Month
10.21"
(259.33mm)
13.20"
(335.28mm)
-2.99"
(-75.95mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1957
Dec 1973–Aug 1974
9-Month
11.82"
(300.23mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1957
Nov 1973–Aug 1974
10-Month
12.97"
(329.44mm)
15.34"
(389.64mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1957
Oct 1973–Aug 1974
11-Month
13.62"
(345.95mm)
16.67"
(423.42mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1957
Sep 1973–Aug 1974
12-Month
15.51"
(393.95mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
-2.59"
(-65.79mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Mar 1973–Aug 1974
18-Month
27.52"
(699.01mm)
29.15"
(740.41mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Sep 1972–Aug 1974
24-Month
36.69"
(931.93mm)
36.21"
(919.73mm)
0.48"
(12.20mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1973 2003
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1942
Ties: 2009
Sep 1971–Aug 1974
36-Month
52.07"
(1,322.58mm)
54.26"
(1,378.20mm)
-2.19"
(-55.62mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1943
Sep 1970–Aug 1974
48-Month
69.21"
(1,757.93mm)
72.29"
(1,836.17mm)
-3.08"
(-78.24mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1944
Sep 1969–Aug 1974
60-Month
87.53"
(2,223.26mm)
90.31"
(2,293.87mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1972 2004
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/