Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, March 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1979
1-Month
2.43"
(61.72mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1906
Feb–Mar 1979
2-Month
3.27"
(83.06mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1905
Jan–Mar 1979
3-Month
5.19"
(131.83mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1980
Dec 1978–Mar 1979
4-Month
7.36"
(186.94mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
2.62"
(66.54mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Nov 1978–Mar 1979
5-Month
8.93"
(226.82mm)
5.81"
(147.57mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Oct 1978–Mar 1979
6-Month
10.02"
(254.51mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1909
Sep 1978–Mar 1979
7-Month
10.53"
(267.46mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1978 1902
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Ties: 2005
Aug 1978–Mar 1979
8-Month
11.90"
(302.26mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1978 1901
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Jul 1978–Mar 1979
9-Month
13.05"
(331.47mm)
12.68"
(322.07mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1977 1901
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1942
Jun 1978–Mar 1979
10-Month
14.45"
(367.03mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1978 1901
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
May 1978–Mar 1979
11-Month
17.36"
(440.94mm)
16.25"
(412.75mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1978 1901
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Apr 1978–Mar 1979
12-Month
18.83"
(478.28mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1978 1935
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Ties: 1899, 1960
Oct 1977–Mar 1979
18-Month
25.99"
(660.15mm)
25.26"
(641.60mm)
0.73"
(18.55mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1978 1935
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Apr 1977–Mar 1979
24-Month
36.82"
(935.23mm)
36.17"
(918.72mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1943
Apr 1976–Mar 1979
36-Month
50.44"
(1,281.18mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1943
Apr 1975–Mar 1979
48-Month
65.68"
(1,668.27mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-6.55"
(-166.37mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1978 2004
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1987
Apr 1974–Mar 1979
60-Month
80.69"
(2,049.53mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
-9.54"
(-242.31mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/