Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, April 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1981
1-Month
0.95"
(24.13mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1963 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1900
Mar–Apr 1981
2-Month
3.35"
(85.09mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1906
Feb–Apr 1981
3-Month
3.84"
(97.54mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1905
Jan–Apr 1981
4-Month
4.20"
(106.68mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1905
Dec 1980–Apr 1981
5-Month
4.60"
(116.84mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1905
Nov 1980–Apr 1981
6-Month
5.28"
(134.11mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1984
Oct 1980–Apr 1981
7-Month
6.17"
(156.72mm)
8.98"
(228.09mm)
-2.81"
(-71.37mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Sep 1980–Apr 1981
8-Month
7.26"
(184.40mm)
10.41"
(264.41mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1954 1902, 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Aug 1980–Apr 1981
9-Month
8.77"
(222.76mm)
12.42"
(315.47mm)
-3.65"
(-92.71mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1963 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Jul 1980–Apr 1981
10-Month
10.17"
(258.32mm)
14.52"
(368.81mm)
-4.35"
(-110.49mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1904 1902
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Jun 1980–Apr 1981
11-Month
10.69"
(271.53mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
-5.38"
(-136.65mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1981
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
May 1980–Apr 1981
12-Month
13.58"
(344.93mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-4.50"
(-114.30mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1940 2013
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Nov 1979–Apr 1981
18-Month
24.41"
(620.01mm)
25.76"
(654.30mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1978 2013
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
May 1979–Apr 1981
24-Month
34.98"
(888.49mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1978 1902
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
May 1978–Apr 1981
36-Month
53.48"
(1,358.39mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1955
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1985
Ties: 1962
May 1977–Apr 1981
48-Month
70.92"
(1,801.37mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1979 1904
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1986
Ties: 1913
May 1976–Apr 1981
60-Month
84.89"
(2,156.21mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-5.35"
(-135.89mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1987

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/