Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, February 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1979
1-Month
0.84"
(21.34mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1977 1970
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1903
Ties: 1950
Jan–Feb 1979
2-Month
2.76"
(70.10mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1981
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1980
Dec 1978–Feb 1979
3-Month
4.93"
(125.22mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1978 1981
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2008
Nov 1978–Feb 1979
4-Month
6.50"
(165.10mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Oct 1978–Feb 1979
5-Month
7.59"
(192.79mm)
5.63"
(143.00mm)
1.96"
(49.79mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1909
Sep 1978–Feb 1979
6-Month
8.10"
(205.74mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1978 1981
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Aug 1978–Feb 1979
7-Month
9.47"
(240.54mm)
9.07"
(230.38mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1978 1901
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Ties: 1911
Jul 1978–Feb 1979
8-Month
10.62"
(269.75mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1977 1901
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1942
Jun 1978–Feb 1979
9-Month
12.02"
(305.31mm)
12.71"
(322.83mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1942
Ties: 1969
May 1978–Feb 1979
10-Month
14.93"
(379.22mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1978 1901
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Apr 1978–Feb 1979
11-Month
16.40"
(416.56mm)
16.61"
(421.89mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1978 2021
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Mar 1978–Feb 1979
12-Month
18.07"
(458.98mm)
18.11"
(459.99mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1978 1935
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Sep 1977–Feb 1979
18-Month
24.40"
(619.76mm)
25.17"
(639.32mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1978 2003
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Ties: 1944
Mar 1977–Feb 1979
24-Month
35.27"
(895.86mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1978 2003
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1943
Mar 1976–Feb 1979
36-Month
49.16"
(1,248.66mm)
54.20"
(1,376.68mm)
-5.04"
(-128.02mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1998
Mar 1975–Feb 1979
48-Month
65.26"
(1,657.60mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-6.97"
(-177.04mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1978 1935
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1987
Mar 1974–Feb 1979
60-Month
79.73"
(2,025.14mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-10.51"
(-266.96mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/