Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, January 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1981
1-Month
0.36"
(9.14mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1961 1919, 1931
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1916
Ties: 1934
Dec 1980–Jan 1981
2-Month
0.76"
(19.30mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1914
Ties: 1904
Nov 1980–Jan 1981
3-Month
1.44"
(36.58mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1979
Oct 1980–Jan 1981
4-Month
2.33"
(59.18mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
-2.21"
(-56.14mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1909
Sep 1980–Jan 1981
5-Month
3.42"
(86.87mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-2.54"
(-64.51mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Aug 1980–Jan 1981
6-Month
4.93"
(125.22mm)
7.98"
(202.69mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1904 1901
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Jul 1980–Jan 1981
7-Month
6.33"
(160.78mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
-3.74"
(-95.00mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1901 1901
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2007
Jun 1980–Jan 1981
8-Month
6.85"
(173.99mm)
11.62"
(295.15mm)
-4.77"
(-121.16mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1901 1901, 1981
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Ties: 1901
May 1980–Jan 1981
9-Month
9.74"
(247.40mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1940 1901
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Apr 1980–Jan 1981
10-Month
12.10"
(307.34mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-3.42"
(-86.87mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1975 1940
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Mar 1980–Jan 1981
11-Month
14.11"
(358.39mm)
17.02"
(432.31mm)
-2.91"
(-73.92mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1977 2003, 2013
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Feb 1980–Jan 1981
12-Month
15.85"
(402.59mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1977 2003
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Aug 1979–Jan 1981
18-Month
24.60"
(624.84mm)
26.08"
(662.43mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1978 2003
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Feb 1979–Jan 1981
24-Month
35.55"
(902.97mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1979 2003
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1943
Feb 1978–Jan 1981
36-Month
53.85"
(1,367.79mm)
54.20"
(1,376.68mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1943
Feb 1977–Jan 1981
48-Month
70.57"
(1,792.48mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1987
Feb 1976–Jan 1981
60-Month
85.11"
(2,161.79mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-5.14"
(-130.56mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2000

Citing This Page

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