Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, January 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1987
1-Month
1.11"
(28.19mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1986 1919, 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1916
Ties: 1945
Dec 1986–Jan 1987
2-Month
1.70"
(43.18mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1914
Ties: 1999
Nov 1986–Jan 1987
3-Month
3.48"
(88.39mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1985 1904
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1979
Oct 1986–Jan 1987
4-Month
5.60"
(142.24mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1909
Sep 1986–Jan 1987
5-Month
7.66"
(194.56mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1986 1904
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Aug 1986–Jan 1987
6-Month
9.79"
(248.67mm)
7.98"
(202.69mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1986 1901
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Jul 1986–Jan 1987
7-Month
12.12"
(307.85mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1986 1901
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2007
Jun 1986–Jan 1987
8-Month
14.20"
(360.68mm)
11.62"
(295.15mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1986 1901, 1981
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
May 1986–Jan 1987
9-Month
15.70"
(398.78mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1986 1901
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1942
Apr 1986–Jan 1987
10-Month
18.04"
(458.22mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1986 1940
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1942
Mar 1986–Jan 1987
11-Month
19.06"
(484.12mm)
17.02"
(432.31mm)
2.04"
(51.81mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1986 2003, 2013
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Feb 1986–Jan 1987
12-Month
20.60"
(523.24mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1986 2003
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Aug 1985–Jan 1987
18-Month
29.08"
(738.63mm)
26.08"
(662.43mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1983 2003
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1942
Feb 1985–Jan 1987
24-Month
40.45"
(1,027.43mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1983 2003
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1943
Ties: 2017
Feb 1984–Jan 1987
36-Month
61.38"
(1,559.05mm)
54.20"
(1,376.68mm)
7.18"
(182.37mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1984 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1943
Feb 1983–Jan 1987
48-Month
83.35"
(2,117.09mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
11.11"
(282.19mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1987
Feb 1982–Jan 1987
60-Month
102.44"
(2,601.98mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1986 1957
3rd 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 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/