Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, March 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1978
1-Month
1.67"
(42.42mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1906
Feb–Mar 1978
2-Month
2.74"
(69.60mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
0.13"
(3.31mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1905
Jan–Mar 1978
3-Month
4.22"
(107.19mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1980
Dec 1977–Mar 1978
4-Month
5.19"
(131.83mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1979
Ties: 1906
Nov 1977–Mar 1978
5-Month
6.44"
(163.58mm)
5.81"
(147.57mm)
0.63"
(16.01mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1979
Oct 1977–Mar 1978
6-Month
7.16"
(181.86mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
0.02"
(0.50mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1909
Ties: 1944
Sep 1977–Mar 1978
7-Month
8.00"
(203.20mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1977 1902
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1942
Ties: 1989
Aug 1977–Mar 1978
8-Month
10.35"
(262.89mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1977 1901
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Ties: 2001
Jul 1977–Mar 1978
9-Month
13.24"
(336.30mm)
12.68"
(322.07mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1977 1901
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Jun 1977–Mar 1978
10-Month
14.16"
(359.66mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1977 1901
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
May 1977–Mar 1978
11-Month
15.97"
(405.64mm)
16.25"
(412.75mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1977 1901
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Ties: 1944
Apr 1977–Mar 1978
12-Month
17.99"
(456.95mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1935
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Ties: 1931
Oct 1976–Mar 1978
18-Month
21.29"
(540.77mm)
25.26"
(641.60mm)
-3.97"
(-100.83mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1977 1935
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1942
Apr 1976–Mar 1978
24-Month
31.61"
(802.89mm)
36.17"
(918.72mm)
-4.56"
(-115.83mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1943
Apr 1975–Mar 1978
36-Month
46.85"
(1,189.99mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
-7.37"
(-187.20mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1943
Apr 1974–Mar 1978
48-Month
61.86"
(1,571.24mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-10.37"
(-263.40mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1957 2004
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1987
Apr 1973–Mar 1978
60-Month
80.78"
(2,051.81mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
-9.45"
(-240.03mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1965 1957
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/