Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, September 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1997
1-Month
2.43"
(61.72mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2013
Aug–Sep 1997
2-Month
5.88"
(149.35mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1996 1944
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Jul–Sep 1997
3-Month
8.02"
(203.71mm)
5.56"
(141.22mm)
2.46"
(62.49mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1900
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2013
Jun–Sep 1997
4-Month
10.23"
(259.84mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1996 1924
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1965
May–Sep 1997
5-Month
12.14"
(308.36mm)
9.12"
(231.65mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1939
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1965
Apr–Sep 1997
6-Month
14.59"
(370.59mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
3.63"
(92.21mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1996 1939
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1999
Mar–Sep 1997
7-Month
15.10"
(383.54mm)
12.47"
(316.74mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Feb–Sep 1997
8-Month
16.16"
(410.46mm)
13.56"
(344.42mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Jan–Sep 1997
9-Month
17.90"
(454.66mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1957
Dec 1996–Sep 1997
10-Month
19.11"
(485.39mm)
15.70"
(398.78mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1957
Nov 1996–Sep 1997
11-Month
20.53"
(521.46mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Oct 1996–Sep 1997
12-Month
22.16"
(562.86mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1995
Apr 1996–Sep 1997
18-Month
33.60"
(853.44mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Oct 1995–Sep 1997
24-Month
39.87"
(1,012.70mm)
36.22"
(919.99mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1994 2003
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1942
Oct 1994–Sep 1997
36-Month
63.85"
(1,621.79mm)
54.27"
(1,378.46mm)
9.58"
(243.33mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Oct 1993–Sep 1997
48-Month
80.63"
(2,048.00mm)
72.31"
(1,836.67mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Oct 1992–Sep 1997
60-Month
100.18"
(2,544.57mm)
90.33"
(2,294.38mm)
9.85"
(250.19mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/