Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, March 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1986
1-Month
1.02"
(25.91mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1906
Feb–Mar 1986
2-Month
2.56"
(65.02mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1905
Ties: 2001
Jan–Mar 1986
3-Month
2.90"
(73.66mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1980
Ties: 1908
Dec 1985–Mar 1986
4-Month
3.79"
(96.27mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1979
Nov 1985–Mar 1986
5-Month
6.08"
(154.43mm)
5.81"
(147.57mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1979
Oct 1985–Mar 1986
6-Month
7.81"
(198.37mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
0.67"
(17.01mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1909
Ties: 1916
Sep 1985–Mar 1986
7-Month
10.19"
(258.83mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1985 1902
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1942
Aug 1985–Mar 1986
8-Month
11.04"
(280.42mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1982 1901
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Ties: 2015
Jul 1985–Mar 1986
9-Month
14.18"
(360.17mm)
12.68"
(322.07mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1984 1901
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Jun 1985–Mar 1986
10-Month
15.07"
(382.78mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1982 1901
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
May 1985–Mar 1986
11-Month
17.22"
(437.39mm)
16.25"
(412.75mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1981 1901
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Apr 1985–Mar 1986
12-Month
19.68"
(499.87mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1982 1935
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Oct 1984–Mar 1986
18-Month
28.57"
(725.68mm)
25.26"
(641.60mm)
3.31"
(84.08mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1983 1935
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Apr 1984–Mar 1986
24-Month
40.42"
(1,026.67mm)
36.17"
(918.72mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1983 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1943
Apr 1983–Mar 1986
36-Month
61.47"
(1,561.34mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
7.25"
(184.15mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1984 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1943
Apr 1982–Mar 1986
48-Month
82.12"
(2,085.85mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
9.89"
(251.21mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1985 2004
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1987
Apr 1981–Mar 1986
60-Month
101.26"
(2,572.00mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 11, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/