Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, January 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1976
1-Month
0.61"
(15.49mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1968 1919, 1931
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1916
Dec 1975–Jan 1976
2-Month
1.20"
(30.48mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1914
Nov 1975–Jan 1976
3-Month
2.80"
(71.12mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1970 1904
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1979
Oct 1975–Jan 1976
4-Month
3.50"
(88.90mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1964 1977
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1909
Sep 1975–Jan 1976
5-Month
4.30"
(109.22mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1953 1904
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1942
Aug 1975–Jan 1976
6-Month
5.51"
(139.95mm)
7.98"
(202.69mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1904 1901
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1942
Jul 1975–Jan 1976
7-Month
7.59"
(192.79mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1940 1901
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2007
Jun 1975–Jan 1976
8-Month
9.02"
(229.11mm)
11.62"
(295.15mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1961 1901, 1981
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1942
May 1975–Jan 1976
9-Month
11.33"
(287.78mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-2.31"
(-58.68mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1975 1901
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Apr 1975–Jan 1976
10-Month
12.85"
(326.39mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1975 1940
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Mar 1975–Jan 1976
11-Month
14.86"
(377.44mm)
17.02"
(432.31mm)
-2.16"
(-54.87mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1975 2021
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Feb 1975–Jan 1976
12-Month
15.91"
(404.11mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
-2.19"
(-55.63mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1975 2003
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Ties: 1903
Aug 1974–Jan 1976
18-Month
22.56"
(573.02mm)
26.08"
(662.43mm)
-3.52"
(-89.41mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1975 2003
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Feb 1974–Jan 1976
24-Month
29.94"
(760.48mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
-6.22"
(-157.98mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1964 2003
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1943
Feb 1973–Jan 1976
36-Month
49.47"
(1,256.54mm)
54.20"
(1,376.68mm)
-4.73"
(-120.14mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1965 1977
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1943
Feb 1972–Jan 1976
48-Month
67.00"
(1,701.80mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
-5.24"
(-133.10mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1965 1957
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1987
Feb 1971–Jan 1976
60-Month
83.75"
(2,127.25mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-6.50"
(-165.10mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1957
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 18, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/