Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, January 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1982
1-Month
1.32"
(33.53mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1981 1919, 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1916
Dec 1981–Jan 1982
2-Month
2.65"
(67.31mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1914
Ties: 1968
Nov 1981–Jan 1982
3-Month
3.41"
(86.61mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1981 1904
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1979
Ties: 1995
Oct 1981–Jan 1982
4-Month
5.36"
(136.14mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
0.82"
(20.82mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1909
Sep 1981–Jan 1982
5-Month
6.43"
(163.32mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1904
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1942
Ties: 1999
Aug 1981–Jan 1982
6-Month
8.67"
(220.22mm)
7.98"
(202.69mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1981 1901
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Jul 1981–Jan 1982
7-Month
11.48"
(291.59mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1981 1901
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2007
Jun 1981–Jan 1982
8-Month
12.67"
(321.82mm)
11.62"
(295.15mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1981 1901, 1981
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
May 1981–Jan 1982
9-Month
15.91"
(404.11mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
2.27"
(57.65mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1981 1901
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Apr 1981–Jan 1982
10-Month
16.86"
(428.24mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1981 1940
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Mar 1981–Jan 1982
11-Month
19.26"
(489.20mm)
17.02"
(432.31mm)
2.24"
(56.89mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1981 2003, 2013
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Feb 1981–Jan 1982
12-Month
19.75"
(501.65mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1981 2003
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Aug 1980–Jan 1982
18-Month
24.68"
(626.87mm)
26.08"
(662.43mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1981 2003
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Feb 1980–Jan 1982
24-Month
35.60"
(904.24mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1981 2003
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1943
Feb 1979–Jan 1982
36-Month
55.30"
(1,404.62mm)
54.20"
(1,376.68mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1943
Feb 1978–Jan 1982
48-Month
73.60"
(1,869.44mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1987
Feb 1977–Jan 1982
60-Month
90.32"
(2,294.13mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/