Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, October 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1978
1-Month
1.09"
(27.69mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1977 1952
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1969
Ties: 1896
Sep–Oct 1978
2-Month
1.60"
(40.64mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1977 1922
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1941
Aug–Oct 1978
3-Month
2.97"
(75.44mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1975 1944
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1941
Jul–Oct 1978
4-Month
4.12"
(104.65mm)
6.90"
(175.26mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1900
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1941
Jun–Oct 1978
5-Month
5.52"
(140.21mm)
8.45"
(214.63mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1956 1900
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1941
May–Oct 1978
6-Month
8.43"
(214.12mm)
10.46"
(265.68mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1974 1939
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1941
Apr–Oct 1978
7-Month
9.90"
(251.46mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1974 1939
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1941
Mar–Oct 1978
8-Month
11.57"
(293.88mm)
13.82"
(351.03mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1974 1934
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1941
Feb–Oct 1978
9-Month
12.64"
(321.06mm)
14.91"
(378.71mm)
-2.27"
(-57.65mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1941
Jan–Oct 1978
10-Month
14.12"
(358.65mm)
15.97"
(405.64mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1941
Dec 1977–Oct 1978
11-Month
15.09"
(383.29mm)
17.04"
(432.82mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1941
Nov 1977–Oct 1978
12-Month
16.34"
(415.04mm)
18.11"
(459.99mm)
-1.77"
(-44.95mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
May 1977–Oct 1978
18-Month
25.87"
(657.10mm)
28.55"
(725.17mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1977 1901
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Nov 1976–Oct 1978
24-Month
30.46"
(773.68mm)
36.22"
(919.99mm)
-5.76"
(-146.31mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1977 2003
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1942
Nov 1975–Oct 1978
36-Month
46.70"
(1,186.18mm)
54.28"
(1,378.71mm)
-7.58"
(-192.53mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997
Nov 1974–Oct 1978
48-Month
63.01"
(1,600.45mm)
72.32"
(1,836.93mm)
-9.31"
(-236.48mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1998
Nov 1973–Oct 1978
60-Month
78.42"
(1,991.87mm)
90.35"
(2,294.89mm)
-11.93"
(-303.02mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 16, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/