Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, August 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1988
1-Month
1.72"
(43.69mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1985 1960
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1997
Ties: 1935
Jul–Aug 1988
2-Month
3.39"
(86.11mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1980 1900
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1923
Jun–Aug 1988
3-Month
5.09"
(129.29mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1985 1924
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1965
Ties: 1942
May–Aug 1988
4-Month
7.52"
(191.01mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1957
Ties: 1968
Apr–Aug 1988
5-Month
8.89"
(225.81mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1980 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1957
Mar–Aug 1988
6-Month
10.03"
(254.76mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1957
Feb–Aug 1988
7-Month
10.73"
(272.54mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1976 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1957
Jan–Aug 1988
8-Month
12.19"
(309.63mm)
13.20"
(335.28mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1957
Dec 1987–Aug 1988
9-Month
13.55"
(344.17mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1957
Nov 1987–Aug 1988
10-Month
15.04"
(382.02mm)
15.34"
(389.64mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1957
Oct 1987–Aug 1988
11-Month
15.97"
(405.64mm)
16.67"
(423.42mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1957
Sep 1987–Aug 1988
12-Month
16.77"
(425.96mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1941
Mar 1987–Aug 1988
18-Month
28.09"
(713.49mm)
29.15"
(740.41mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1942
Sep 1986–Aug 1988
24-Month
37.56"
(954.02mm)
36.21"
(919.73mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1982 2003
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1942
Sep 1985–Aug 1988
36-Month
58.13"
(1,476.50mm)
54.26"
(1,378.20mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1983 2002
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1943
Sep 1984–Aug 1988
48-Month
77.59"
(1,970.79mm)
72.29"
(1,836.17mm)
5.30"
(134.62mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1983 1956
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1944
Sep 1983–Aug 1988
60-Month
98.30"
(2,496.82mm)
90.31"
(2,293.87mm)
7.99"
(202.95mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1985 2004
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/