Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, October 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1996
1-Month
1.63"
(41.40mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1995 1952
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1969
Sep–Oct 1996
2-Month
3.88"
(98.55mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1995 1922
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Aug–Oct 1996
3-Month
5.78"
(146.81mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1944
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1941
Jul–Oct 1996
4-Month
8.12"
(206.25mm)
6.90"
(175.26mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1900
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1941
Jun–Oct 1996
5-Month
9.80"
(248.92mm)
8.45"
(214.63mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1900
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
May–Oct 1996
6-Month
11.81"
(299.97mm)
10.46"
(265.68mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1994 1939
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Apr–Oct 1996
7-Month
13.07"
(331.98mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1994 1939
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Ties: 1998
Mar–Oct 1996
8-Month
14.27"
(362.46mm)
13.82"
(351.03mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Feb–Oct 1996
9-Month
15.54"
(394.72mm)
14.91"
(378.71mm)
0.63"
(16.01mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1994 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Jan–Oct 1996
10-Month
17.22"
(437.39mm)
15.97"
(405.64mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1994 2002
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Dec 1995–Oct 1996
11-Month
17.87"
(453.90mm)
17.04"
(432.82mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1994 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Nov 1995–Oct 1996
12-Month
18.75"
(476.25mm)
18.11"
(459.99mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1994 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Ties: 1919
May 1995–Oct 1996
18-Month
32.03"
(813.56mm)
28.55"
(725.17mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1994 1901
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Nov 1994–Oct 1996
24-Month
41.34"
(1,050.04mm)
36.22"
(919.99mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1995 2003
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Nov 1993–Oct 1996
36-Month
58.15"
(1,477.01mm)
54.28"
(1,378.71mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1994 1956
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1997
Nov 1992–Oct 1996
48-Month
78.73"
(1,999.74mm)
72.32"
(1,836.93mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1994 1956
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1998
Nov 1991–Oct 1996
60-Month
97.67"
(2,480.82mm)
90.35"
(2,294.89mm)
7.32"
(185.93mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1995 1956
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/