Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, January 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1989
1-Month
1.02"
(25.91mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1986 1919, 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1916
Ties: 1922, 2001, 2016
Dec 1988–Jan 1989
2-Month
2.16"
(54.86mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1987 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1914
Nov 1988–Jan 1989
3-Month
3.51"
(89.15mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1987 1904
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1979
Oct 1988–Jan 1989
4-Month
3.77"
(95.76mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1909
Sep 1988–Jan 1989
5-Month
5.57"
(141.48mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1981 1904
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1942
Aug 1988–Jan 1989
6-Month
7.29"
(185.17mm)
7.98"
(202.69mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1901
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1942
Jul 1988–Jan 1989
7-Month
8.96"
(227.58mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1901
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2007
Jun 1988–Jan 1989
8-Month
10.66"
(270.76mm)
11.62"
(295.15mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1981 1901, 1981
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1942
May 1988–Jan 1989
9-Month
13.09"
(332.49mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1981 1901
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1942
Apr 1988–Jan 1989
10-Month
14.46"
(367.28mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1940
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1942
Mar 1988–Jan 1989
11-Month
15.60"
(396.24mm)
17.02"
(432.31mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1981 2003, 2013
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1942
Feb 1988–Jan 1989
12-Month
16.30"
(414.02mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1981 2003
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1942
Aug 1987–Jan 1989
18-Month
24.75"
(628.65mm)
26.08"
(662.43mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1982 2003
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1942
Feb 1987–Jan 1989
24-Month
35.47"
(900.94mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1979 2003
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1943
Feb 1986–Jan 1989
36-Month
56.07"
(1,424.18mm)
54.20"
(1,376.68mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1983 1977
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1943
Feb 1985–Jan 1989
48-Month
75.92"
(1,928.37mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1983 1957
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1987
Feb 1984–Jan 1989
60-Month
96.85"
(2,459.99mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
6.60"
(167.64mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1957
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2000

Citing This Page

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