Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, January 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1978
1-Month
1.48"
(37.59mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1977 1919, 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1916
Dec 1977–Jan 1978
2-Month
2.45"
(62.23mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1914
Nov 1977–Jan 1978
3-Month
3.70"
(93.98mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1979
Oct 1977–Jan 1978
4-Month
4.42"
(112.27mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1909
Sep 1977–Jan 1978
5-Month
5.26"
(133.60mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1942
Ties: 1906, 1922
Aug 1977–Jan 1978
6-Month
7.61"
(193.29mm)
7.98"
(202.69mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1977 1901
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Jul 1977–Jan 1978
7-Month
10.50"
(266.70mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1977 1901
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2007
Jun 1977–Jan 1978
8-Month
11.42"
(290.07mm)
11.62"
(295.15mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1977 1901, 1981
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Ties: 1946
May 1977–Jan 1978
9-Month
13.23"
(336.04mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1977 1901
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Apr 1977–Jan 1978
10-Month
15.25"
(387.35mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1977 1940
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Mar 1977–Jan 1978
11-Month
16.13"
(409.70mm)
17.02"
(432.31mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Feb 1977–Jan 1978
12-Month
16.72"
(424.69mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1977 2003
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Aug 1976–Jan 1978
18-Month
22.58"
(573.53mm)
26.08"
(662.43mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1977 2003
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Feb 1976–Jan 1978
24-Month
31.26"
(794.00mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
-4.90"
(-124.46mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1977 2003
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1943
Feb 1975–Jan 1978
36-Month
47.17"
(1,198.12mm)
54.20"
(1,376.68mm)
-7.03"
(-178.56mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1943
Feb 1974–Jan 1978
48-Month
61.20"
(1,554.48mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
-11.04"
(-280.42mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1987
Feb 1973–Jan 1978
60-Month
80.73"
(2,050.54mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-9.52"
(-241.81mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 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/