Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, April 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1998
1-Month
1.77"
(44.96mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1900
Ties: 1993
Mar–Apr 1998
2-Month
3.62"
(91.95mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1906
Ties: 1918
Feb–Apr 1998
3-Month
4.70"
(119.38mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Jan–Apr 1998
4-Month
5.50"
(139.70mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1905
Dec 1997–Apr 1998
5-Month
6.36"
(161.54mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1905
Nov 1997–Apr 1998
6-Month
7.59"
(192.79mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1984
Oct 1997–Apr 1998
7-Month
9.84"
(249.94mm)
8.98"
(228.09mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1942
Sep 1997–Apr 1998
8-Month
12.27"
(311.66mm)
10.41"
(264.41mm)
1.86"
(47.25mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1997 1902, 2002
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1942
Ties: 1997
Aug 1997–Apr 1998
9-Month
15.72"
(399.29mm)
12.42"
(315.47mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Jul 1997–Apr 1998
10-Month
17.86"
(453.64mm)
14.52"
(368.81mm)
3.34"
(84.83mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1902
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Jun 1997–Apr 1998
11-Month
20.07"
(509.78mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1981
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
May 1997–Apr 1998
12-Month
21.98"
(558.29mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 2013
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Nov 1996–Apr 1998
18-Month
30.37"
(771.40mm)
25.76"
(654.30mm)
4.61"
(117.10mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1997 2013
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
May 1996–Apr 1998
24-Month
42.18"
(1,071.37mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
6.02"
(152.91mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1902
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1942
May 1995–Apr 1998
36-Month
62.40"
(1,584.96mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
8.18"
(207.77mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1955
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1985
May 1994–Apr 1998
48-Month
81.22"
(2,062.99mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
8.98"
(228.09mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 1904
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1986
May 1993–Apr 1998
60-Month
99.33"
(2,522.98mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
9.09"
(230.88mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
7th 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 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/