Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, January 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1986
1-Month
0.34"
(8.64mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
-0.72"
(-18.28mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1961 1919, 1931
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1916
Dec 1985–Jan 1986
2-Month
1.23"
(31.24mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1914
Nov 1985–Jan 1986
3-Month
3.52"
(89.41mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1904
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1979
Oct 1985–Jan 1986
4-Month
5.25"
(133.35mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1983 1977
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1909
Ties: 1949
Sep 1985–Jan 1986
5-Month
7.63"
(193.80mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1985 1904
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Aug 1985–Jan 1986
6-Month
8.48"
(215.39mm)
7.98"
(202.69mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1981 1901
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Jul 1985–Jan 1986
7-Month
11.62"
(295.15mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1984 1901
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2007
Jun 1985–Jan 1986
8-Month
12.51"
(317.75mm)
11.62"
(295.15mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1981 1901, 1981
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
May 1985–Jan 1986
9-Month
14.66"
(372.36mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
1.02"
(25.90mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1981 1901
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Apr 1985–Jan 1986
10-Month
17.12"
(434.85mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1983 1940
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Mar 1985–Jan 1986
11-Month
19.04"
(483.62mm)
17.02"
(432.31mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1983 2003, 2013
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Feb 1985–Jan 1986
12-Month
19.85"
(504.19mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1983 2003
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Aug 1984–Jan 1986
18-Month
29.83"
(757.68mm)
26.08"
(662.43mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1983 2003
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Feb 1984–Jan 1986
24-Month
40.78"
(1,035.81mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
4.62"
(117.35mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1983 2003
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1943
Feb 1983–Jan 1986
36-Month
62.75"
(1,593.85mm)
54.20"
(1,376.68mm)
8.55"
(217.17mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1943
Feb 1982–Jan 1986
48-Month
81.84"
(2,078.74mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
9.60"
(243.84mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1987
Feb 1981–Jan 1986
60-Month
101.59"
(2,580.39mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
11.34"
(288.04mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/