Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, March 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1980
1-Month
2.01"
(51.05mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1906
Ties: 1975
Feb–Mar 1980
2-Month
3.75"
(95.25mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1979 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1905
Ties: 1906
Jan–Mar 1980
3-Month
6.07"
(154.18mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1979 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1980
Dec 1979–Mar 1980
4-Month
7.02"
(178.31mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Nov 1979–Mar 1980
5-Month
8.47"
(215.14mm)
5.81"
(147.57mm)
2.66"
(67.57mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Ties: 1984
Oct 1979–Mar 1980
6-Month
9.63"
(244.60mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
2.49"
(63.24mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1909
Sep 1979–Mar 1980
7-Month
10.16"
(258.06mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1902
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1942
Aug 1979–Mar 1980
8-Month
12.50"
(317.50mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1979 1901
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Ties: 1993
Jul 1979–Mar 1980
9-Month
14.20"
(360.68mm)
12.68"
(322.07mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1979 1901
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Jun 1979–Mar 1980
10-Month
16.00"
(406.40mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1979 1901
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
May 1979–Mar 1980
11-Month
19.04"
(483.62mm)
16.25"
(412.75mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1979 1901
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Apr 1979–Mar 1980
12-Month
20.18"
(512.57mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1935
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Oct 1978–Mar 1980
18-Month
30.20"
(767.08mm)
25.26"
(641.60mm)
4.94"
(125.48mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1979 1935
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Apr 1978–Mar 1980
24-Month
39.01"
(990.85mm)
36.17"
(918.72mm)
2.84"
(72.13mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1943
Apr 1977–Mar 1980
36-Month
57.00"
(1,447.80mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1943
Apr 1976–Mar 1980
48-Month
70.62"
(1,793.75mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1979 2004
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1987
Apr 1975–Mar 1980
60-Month
85.86"
(2,180.84mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
-4.37"
(-111.00mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/