Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, August 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1978
1-Month
1.37"
(34.80mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1975 1960
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1997
Jul–Aug 1978
2-Month
2.52"
(64.01mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1960 1900
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1923
Jun–Aug 1978
3-Month
3.92"
(99.57mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1960 1924
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1965
May–Aug 1978
4-Month
6.83"
(173.48mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1976 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1957
Apr–Aug 1978
5-Month
8.30"
(210.82mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1976 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1957
Mar–Aug 1978
6-Month
9.97"
(253.24mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1976 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1957
Feb–Aug 1978
7-Month
11.04"
(280.42mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
-1.09"
(-27.68mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1976 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1957
Jan–Aug 1978
8-Month
12.52"
(318.01mm)
13.20"
(335.28mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1957
Dec 1977–Aug 1978
9-Month
13.49"
(342.65mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1957
Nov 1977–Aug 1978
10-Month
14.74"
(374.40mm)
15.34"
(389.64mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1957
Oct 1977–Aug 1978
11-Month
15.46"
(392.68mm)
16.67"
(423.42mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1957
Ties: 1996
Sep 1977–Aug 1978
12-Month
16.30"
(414.02mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1941
Mar 1977–Aug 1978
18-Month
27.17"
(690.12mm)
29.15"
(740.41mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Sep 1976–Aug 1978
24-Month
31.83"
(808.48mm)
36.21"
(919.73mm)
-4.38"
(-111.25mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1977 2003
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1942
Sep 1975–Aug 1978
36-Month
46.60"
(1,183.64mm)
54.26"
(1,378.20mm)
-7.66"
(-194.56mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1943
Sep 1974–Aug 1978
48-Month
63.85"
(1,621.79mm)
72.29"
(1,836.17mm)
-8.44"
(-214.38mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1944
Sep 1973–Aug 1978
60-Month
79.36"
(2,015.74mm)
90.31"
(2,293.87mm)
-10.95"
(-278.13mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1956 2004
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/