Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, April 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1988
1-Month
1.37"
(34.80mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1987 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1900
Ties: 2018
Mar–Apr 1988
2-Month
2.51"
(63.75mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1987 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1906
Feb–Apr 1988
3-Month
3.21"
(81.53mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-1.23"
(-31.25mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1905
Ties: 1950, 1989
Jan–Apr 1988
4-Month
4.67"
(118.62mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1905
Ties: 1950, 1964, 1976
Dec 1987–Apr 1988
5-Month
6.03"
(153.16mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1987 2002
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1905
Nov 1987–Apr 1988
6-Month
7.52"
(191.01mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1904
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Oct 1987–Apr 1988
7-Month
8.45"
(214.63mm)
8.98"
(228.09mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1942
Sep 1987–Apr 1988
8-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
10.41"
(264.41mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1981 1902, 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1942
Aug 1987–Apr 1988
9-Month
11.66"
(296.16mm)
12.42"
(315.47mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1942
Jul 1987–Apr 1988
10-Month
13.12"
(333.25mm)
14.52"
(368.81mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1981 1902
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1942
Jun 1987–Apr 1988
11-Month
14.86"
(377.44mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1942
May 1987–Apr 1988
12-Month
18.08"
(459.23mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1981 2013
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1942
Nov 1986–Apr 1988
18-Month
25.86"
(656.84mm)
25.76"
(654.30mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1982 2013
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1942
May 1986–Apr 1988
24-Month
38.08"
(967.23mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1982 1902
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1942
May 1985–Apr 1988
36-Month
57.64"
(1,464.06mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1983 1955
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1985
May 1984–Apr 1988
48-Month
78.40"
(1,991.36mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
6.16"
(156.46mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1984 1904
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1986
May 1983–Apr 1988
60-Month
99.78"
(2,534.41mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
9.54"
(242.31mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/