Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, March 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1987
1-Month
1.63"
(41.40mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1906
Feb–Mar 1987
2-Month
3.44"
(87.38mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
0.83"
(21.09mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1905
Jan–Mar 1987
3-Month
4.55"
(115.57mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1980
Dec 1986–Mar 1987
4-Month
5.14"
(130.56mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1979
Ties: 1985
Nov 1986–Mar 1987
5-Month
6.92"
(175.77mm)
5.81"
(147.57mm)
1.11"
(28.20mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1979
Ties: 1905
Oct 1986–Mar 1987
6-Month
9.04"
(229.62mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1909
Sep 1986–Mar 1987
7-Month
11.10"
(281.94mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1986 1902
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Aug 1986–Mar 1987
8-Month
13.23"
(336.04mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1986 1901
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Jul 1986–Mar 1987
9-Month
15.56"
(395.22mm)
12.68"
(322.07mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1986 1901
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Jun 1986–Mar 1987
10-Month
17.64"
(448.06mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
3.41"
(86.62mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1901
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1942
May 1986–Mar 1987
11-Month
19.14"
(486.16mm)
16.25"
(412.75mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1986 1901
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1942
Apr 1986–Mar 1987
12-Month
21.48"
(545.59mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1986 1935
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Oct 1985–Mar 1987
18-Month
29.29"
(743.97mm)
25.26"
(641.60mm)
4.03"
(102.37mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1986 1935
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Apr 1985–Mar 1987
24-Month
41.16"
(1,045.46mm)
36.17"
(918.72mm)
4.99"
(126.74mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1943
Apr 1984–Mar 1987
36-Month
61.90"
(1,572.26mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
7.68"
(195.07mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1943
Apr 1983–Mar 1987
48-Month
82.95"
(2,106.93mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
10.72"
(272.29mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1986 2004
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1987
Apr 1982–Mar 1987
60-Month
103.60"
(2,631.44mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
13.37"
(339.60mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/