Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, April 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1997
1-Month
2.45"
(62.23mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1900
Mar–Apr 1997
2-Month
2.96"
(75.18mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1906
Ties: 1959
Feb–Apr 1997
3-Month
4.02"
(102.11mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Jan–Apr 1997
4-Month
5.76"
(146.30mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Ties: 1958
Dec 1996–Apr 1997
5-Month
6.97"
(177.04mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Ties: 1974
Nov 1996–Apr 1997
6-Month
8.39"
(213.11mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1984
Oct 1996–Apr 1997
7-Month
10.02"
(254.51mm)
8.98"
(228.09mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Sep 1996–Apr 1997
8-Month
12.27"
(311.66mm)
10.41"
(264.41mm)
1.86"
(47.25mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1996 1902, 2002
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Ties: 1998
Aug 1996–Apr 1997
9-Month
14.17"
(359.92mm)
12.42"
(315.47mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Jul 1996–Apr 1997
10-Month
16.51"
(419.35mm)
14.52"
(368.81mm)
1.99"
(50.54mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1996 1902
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1942
Ties: 1952
Jun 1996–Apr 1997
11-Month
18.19"
(462.03mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1996 1981
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1942
May 1996–Apr 1997
12-Month
20.20"
(513.08mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1995 2013
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1942
Nov 1995–Apr 1997
18-Month
27.14"
(689.36mm)
25.76"
(654.30mm)
1.38"
(35.06mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1995 2013
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1942
May 1995–Apr 1997
24-Month
40.42"
(1,026.67mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
4.26"
(108.21mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1996 1902
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
May 1994–Apr 1997
36-Month
59.24"
(1,504.70mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
5.02"
(127.51mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1996 1955
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1985
May 1993–Apr 1997
48-Month
77.35"
(1,964.69mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1904
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1986
May 1992–Apr 1997
60-Month
98.46"
(2,500.88mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
8.22"
(208.78mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1996 1957
9th 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 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/