Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, February 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1998
1-Month
1.08"
(27.43mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1997 1970
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1903
Ties: 1990
Jan–Feb 1998
2-Month
1.88"
(47.75mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1994 1981
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1980
Ties: 1986, 2011
Dec 1997–Feb 1998
3-Month
2.74"
(69.60mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1994 1981
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2008
Ties: 1963
Nov 1997–Feb 1998
4-Month
3.97"
(100.84mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1994 1904
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1979
Oct 1997–Feb 1998
5-Month
6.22"
(157.99mm)
5.63"
(143.00mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1909
Ties: 1907, 1927
Sep 1997–Feb 1998
6-Month
8.65"
(219.71mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1996 1981
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1942
Aug 1997–Feb 1998
7-Month
12.10"
(307.34mm)
9.07"
(230.38mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1901
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Jul 1997–Feb 1998
8-Month
14.24"
(361.70mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
3.08"
(78.24mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1901
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Jun 1997–Feb 1998
9-Month
16.45"
(417.83mm)
12.71"
(322.83mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1981
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1942
May 1997–Feb 1998
10-Month
18.36"
(466.34mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1901
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1942
Apr 1997–Feb 1998
11-Month
20.81"
(528.57mm)
16.61"
(421.89mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 2021
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Mar 1997–Feb 1998
12-Month
21.32"
(541.53mm)
18.11"
(459.99mm)
3.21"
(81.54mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1997 1935
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1942
Sep 1996–Feb 1998
18-Month
30.63"
(778.00mm)
25.17"
(639.32mm)
5.46"
(138.68mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 2003
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1942
Mar 1996–Feb 1998
24-Month
41.02"
(1,041.91mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
4.86"
(123.45mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1996 2003
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1943
Mar 1995–Feb 1998
36-Month
63.55"
(1,614.17mm)
54.20"
(1,376.68mm)
9.35"
(237.49mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Mar 1994–Feb 1998
48-Month
81.05"
(2,058.67mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
8.82"
(224.03mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1935
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1987
Mar 1993–Feb 1998
60-Month
99.16"
(2,518.66mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
8.92"
(226.56mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/