Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, March 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1981
1-Month
2.40"
(60.96mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1980 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1906
Feb–Mar 1981
2-Month
2.89"
(73.41mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
0.28"
(7.12mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1905
Ties: 1909
Jan–Mar 1981
3-Month
3.25"
(82.55mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1980
Dec 1980–Mar 1981
4-Month
3.65"
(92.71mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1979
Ties: 1901, 1955
Nov 1980–Mar 1981
5-Month
4.33"
(109.98mm)
5.81"
(147.57mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1979
Oct 1980–Mar 1981
6-Month
5.22"
(132.59mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1909
Sep 1980–Mar 1981
7-Month
6.31"
(160.27mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
-2.26"
(-57.41mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 1902
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Aug 1980–Mar 1981
8-Month
7.82"
(198.63mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
-2.76"
(-70.10mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1977 1901
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Jul 1980–Mar 1981
9-Month
9.22"
(234.19mm)
12.68"
(322.07mm)
-3.46"
(-87.88mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1977 1901
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Jun 1980–Mar 1981
10-Month
9.74"
(247.40mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
-4.49"
(-114.04mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1901 1901
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
May 1980–Mar 1981
11-Month
12.63"
(320.80mm)
16.25"
(412.75mm)
-3.62"
(-91.95mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1977 1901
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Apr 1980–Mar 1981
12-Month
14.99"
(380.75mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-3.14"
(-79.75mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1977 1935
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Oct 1979–Mar 1981
18-Month
24.62"
(625.35mm)
25.26"
(641.60mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1978 1935
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Apr 1979–Mar 1981
24-Month
35.17"
(893.32mm)
36.17"
(918.72mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1943
Apr 1978–Mar 1981
36-Month
54.00"
(1,371.60mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1943
Ties: 1919
Apr 1977–Mar 1981
48-Month
71.99"
(1,828.55mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1980 2004
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1987
Apr 1976–Mar 1981
60-Month
85.61"
(2,174.49mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
-4.62"
(-117.35mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 30, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/