Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, April 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1979
1-Month
1.14"
(28.96mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1900
Ties: 1937, 1966, 2008
Mar–Apr 1979
2-Month
3.57"
(90.68mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1906
Ties: 1927
Feb–Apr 1979
3-Month
4.41"
(112.01mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1905
Jan–Apr 1979
4-Month
6.33"
(160.78mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1905
Dec 1978–Apr 1979
5-Month
8.50"
(215.90mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1905
Nov 1978–Apr 1979
6-Month
10.07"
(255.78mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1984
Oct 1978–Apr 1979
7-Month
11.16"
(283.46mm)
8.98"
(228.09mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Sep 1978–Apr 1979
8-Month
11.67"
(296.42mm)
10.41"
(264.41mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1978 1902, 2002
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Aug 1978–Apr 1979
9-Month
13.04"
(331.22mm)
12.42"
(315.47mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Jul 1978–Apr 1979
10-Month
14.19"
(360.43mm)
14.52"
(368.81mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1977 1902
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1942
Jun 1978–Apr 1979
11-Month
15.59"
(395.99mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1942
May 1978–Apr 1979
12-Month
18.50"
(469.90mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1978 2013
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Nov 1977–Apr 1979
18-Month
26.41"
(670.81mm)
25.76"
(654.30mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1978 2013
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
May 1977–Apr 1979
24-Month
35.94"
(912.88mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
-0.22"
(-5.58mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1978 1902
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
May 1976–Apr 1979
36-Month
49.91"
(1,267.71mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
-4.31"
(-109.48mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1978 1955
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1985
May 1975–Apr 1979
48-Month
65.30"
(1,658.62mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
-6.94"
(-176.28mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1986
May 1974–Apr 1979
60-Month
80.37"
(2,041.40mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-9.87"
(-250.70mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/