Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, October 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1997
1-Month
2.25"
(57.15mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1996 1952
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1969
Sep–Oct 1997
2-Month
4.68"
(118.87mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1922
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Aug–Oct 1997
3-Month
8.13"
(206.50mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1996 1944
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Jul–Oct 1997
4-Month
10.27"
(260.86mm)
6.90"
(175.26mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1996 1900
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Jun–Oct 1997
5-Month
12.48"
(316.99mm)
8.45"
(214.63mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1900
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
May–Oct 1997
6-Month
14.39"
(365.51mm)
10.46"
(265.68mm)
3.93"
(99.83mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1939
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Ties: 1957
Apr–Oct 1997
7-Month
16.84"
(427.74mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1996 1939
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1941
Mar–Oct 1997
8-Month
17.35"
(440.69mm)
13.82"
(351.03mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Feb–Oct 1997
9-Month
18.41"
(467.61mm)
14.91"
(378.71mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Jan–Oct 1997
10-Month
20.15"
(511.81mm)
15.97"
(405.64mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Dec 1996–Oct 1997
11-Month
21.36"
(542.54mm)
17.04"
(432.82mm)
4.32"
(109.72mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1941
Nov 1996–Oct 1997
12-Month
22.78"
(578.61mm)
18.11"
(459.99mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1941
May 1996–Oct 1997
18-Month
34.59"
(878.59mm)
28.55"
(725.17mm)
6.04"
(153.42mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1996 1901
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Nov 1995–Oct 1997
24-Month
41.53"
(1,054.86mm)
36.22"
(919.99mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 2003
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Nov 1994–Oct 1997
36-Month
64.12"
(1,628.65mm)
54.28"
(1,378.71mm)
9.84"
(249.94mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Nov 1993–Oct 1997
48-Month
80.93"
(2,055.62mm)
72.32"
(1,836.93mm)
8.61"
(218.69mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Nov 1992–Oct 1997
60-Month
101.51"
(2,578.35mm)
90.35"
(2,294.89mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/