Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, August 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1997
1-Month
3.45"
(87.63mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1996 1960
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Jul–Aug 1997
2-Month
5.59"
(141.99mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
1.46"
(37.09mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1900
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1923
Jun–Aug 1997
3-Month
7.80"
(198.12mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1996 1924
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1965
May–Aug 1997
4-Month
9.71"
(246.63mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
2.02"
(51.30mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1957
Apr–Aug 1997
5-Month
12.16"
(308.86mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1957
Mar–Aug 1997
6-Month
12.67"
(321.82mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1957
Feb–Aug 1997
7-Month
13.73"
(348.74mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1957
Ties: 1942
Jan–Aug 1997
8-Month
15.47"
(392.94mm)
13.20"
(335.28mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1957
Dec 1996–Aug 1997
9-Month
16.68"
(423.67mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1957
Nov 1996–Aug 1997
10-Month
18.10"
(459.74mm)
15.34"
(389.64mm)
2.76"
(70.10mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1957
Oct 1996–Aug 1997
11-Month
19.73"
(501.14mm)
16.67"
(423.42mm)
3.06"
(77.72mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1957
Sep 1996–Aug 1997
12-Month
21.98"
(558.29mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Mar 1996–Aug 1997
18-Month
32.37"
(822.20mm)
29.15"
(740.41mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1994 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1942
Sep 1995–Aug 1997
24-Month
39.35"
(999.49mm)
36.21"
(919.73mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1994 2003
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1942
Sep 1994–Aug 1997
36-Month
62.68"
(1,592.07mm)
54.26"
(1,378.20mm)
8.42"
(213.87mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1943
Sep 1993–Aug 1997
48-Month
79.47"
(2,018.54mm)
72.29"
(1,836.17mm)
7.18"
(182.37mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1944
Sep 1992–Aug 1997
60-Month
98.44"
(2,500.38mm)
90.31"
(2,293.87mm)
8.13"
(206.51mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1996 2004
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/