Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, October 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1985
1-Month
1.73"
(43.94mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1983 1952
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1969
Sep–Oct 1985
2-Month
4.11"
(104.39mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1983 1922
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1941
Aug–Oct 1985
3-Month
4.96"
(125.98mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1983 1944
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1941
Jul–Oct 1985
4-Month
8.10"
(205.74mm)
6.90"
(175.26mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1983 1900
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1941
Jun–Oct 1985
5-Month
8.99"
(228.35mm)
8.45"
(214.63mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1983 1900
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1941
Ties: 1919
May–Oct 1985
6-Month
11.14"
(282.96mm)
10.46"
(265.68mm)
0.68"
(17.28mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1983 1939
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1941
Apr–Oct 1985
7-Month
13.60"
(345.44mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1983 1939
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1941
Mar–Oct 1985
8-Month
15.52"
(394.21mm)
13.82"
(351.03mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1983 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1941
Feb–Oct 1985
9-Month
16.33"
(414.78mm)
14.91"
(378.71mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1941
Jan–Oct 1985
10-Month
17.33"
(440.18mm)
15.97"
(405.64mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1983 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1941
Dec 1984–Oct 1985
11-Month
18.74"
(476.00mm)
17.04"
(432.82mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1983 2002
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1941
Nov 1984–Oct 1985
12-Month
19.40"
(492.76mm)
18.11"
(459.99mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1941
May 1984–Oct 1985
18-Month
31.90"
(810.26mm)
28.55"
(725.17mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1981 1901
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1942
Nov 1983–Oct 1985
24-Month
42.81"
(1,087.37mm)
36.22"
(919.99mm)
6.59"
(167.38mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1983 2003
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1942
Nov 1982–Oct 1985
36-Month
62.26"
(1,581.40mm)
54.28"
(1,378.71mm)
7.98"
(202.69mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1983 1956
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1997
Nov 1981–Oct 1985
48-Month
81.73"
(2,075.94mm)
72.32"
(1,836.93mm)
9.41"
(239.01mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1984 1956
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1980–Oct 1985
60-Month
99.51"
(2,527.55mm)
90.35"
(2,294.89mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1984 1956
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/