Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, April 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1996
1-Month
1.26"
(32.00mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
-0.58"
(-14.74mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1992 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1900
Mar–Apr 1996
2-Month
2.46"
(62.48mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1906
Feb–Apr 1996
3-Month
3.73"
(94.74mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1991 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Ties: 1939
Jan–Apr 1996
4-Month
5.41"
(137.41mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1994 2002
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Ties: 1987
Dec 1995–Apr 1996
5-Month
6.06"
(153.92mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1994 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Ties: 1956
Nov 1995–Apr 1996
6-Month
6.94"
(176.28mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1991 1904
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1984
Oct 1995–Apr 1996
7-Month
7.53"
(191.26mm)
8.98"
(228.09mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Ties: 1935
Sep 1995–Apr 1996
8-Month
9.44"
(239.78mm)
10.41"
(264.41mm)
-0.97"
(-24.63mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1989 1902, 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Aug 1995–Apr 1996
9-Month
10.89"
(276.61mm)
12.42"
(315.47mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Jul 1995–Apr 1996
10-Month
12.72"
(323.09mm)
14.52"
(368.81mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1989 1902
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Jun 1995–Apr 1996
11-Month
15.64"
(397.26mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1990 1981
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
May 1995–Apr 1996
12-Month
20.22"
(513.59mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1995 2013
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1942
Nov 1994–Apr 1996
18-Month
29.53"
(750.06mm)
25.76"
(654.30mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1995 2013
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
May 1994–Apr 1996
24-Month
39.04"
(991.62mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
2.88"
(73.16mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1995 1902
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1942
May 1993–Apr 1996
36-Month
57.15"
(1,451.61mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1992 1955
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1985
May 1992–Apr 1996
48-Month
78.26"
(1,987.80mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
6.02"
(152.90mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1995 1904
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1986
May 1991–Apr 1996
60-Month
96.92"
(2,461.77mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
6.68"
(169.67mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/