Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, April 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1978
1-Month
1.47"
(37.34mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1900
Ties: 1924
Mar–Apr 1978
2-Month
3.14"
(79.76mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1906
Feb–Apr 1978
3-Month
4.21"
(106.93mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-0.23"
(-5.85mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1905
Ties: 1917, 2001
Jan–Apr 1978
4-Month
5.69"
(144.53mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
0.18"
(4.58mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1905
Ties: 2003
Dec 1977–Apr 1978
5-Month
6.66"
(169.16mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1905
Nov 1977–Apr 1978
6-Month
7.91"
(200.91mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1984
Oct 1977–Apr 1978
7-Month
8.63"
(219.20mm)
8.98"
(228.09mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1942
Sep 1977–Apr 1978
8-Month
9.47"
(240.54mm)
10.41"
(264.41mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1902, 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1942
Aug 1977–Apr 1978
9-Month
11.82"
(300.23mm)
12.42"
(315.47mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Ties: 1929
Jul 1977–Apr 1978
10-Month
14.71"
(373.63mm)
14.52"
(368.81mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1977 1902
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Ties: 1971
Jun 1977–Apr 1978
11-Month
15.63"
(397.00mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
May 1977–Apr 1978
12-Month
17.44"
(442.98mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Ties: 1971
Nov 1976–Apr 1978
18-Month
22.03"
(559.56mm)
25.76"
(654.30mm)
-3.73"
(-94.74mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1942
May 1976–Apr 1978
24-Month
31.41"
(797.81mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
-4.75"
(-120.65mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1977 1902
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1942
May 1975–Apr 1978
36-Month
46.80"
(1,188.72mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
-7.42"
(-188.47mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1977 1955
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1985
May 1974–Apr 1978
48-Month
61.87"
(1,571.50mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
-10.37"
(-263.40mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1956 1904
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1986
May 1973–Apr 1978
60-Month
80.18"
(2,036.57mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-10.06"
(-255.53mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/