Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, August 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1998
1-Month
1.85"
(46.99mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1995 1960
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Ties: 2003, 2004
Jul–Aug 1998
2-Month
5.64"
(143.26mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1900
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1923
Jun–Aug 1998
3-Month
6.85"
(173.99mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1996 1924
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1965
May–Aug 1998
4-Month
7.91"
(200.91mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
0.22"
(5.58mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1994 2002
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1957
Apr–Aug 1998
5-Month
9.68"
(245.87mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1957
Mar–Aug 1998
6-Month
11.53"
(292.86mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1957
Feb–Aug 1998
7-Month
12.61"
(320.29mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1957
Jan–Aug 1998
8-Month
13.41"
(340.61mm)
13.20"
(335.28mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1957
Dec 1997–Aug 1998
9-Month
14.27"
(362.46mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1957
Nov 1997–Aug 1998
10-Month
15.50"
(393.70mm)
15.34"
(389.64mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1957
Oct 1997–Aug 1998
11-Month
17.75"
(450.85mm)
16.67"
(423.42mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1957
Sep 1997–Aug 1998
12-Month
20.18"
(512.57mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Mar 1997–Aug 1998
18-Month
32.85"
(834.39mm)
29.15"
(740.41mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1942
Sep 1996–Aug 1998
24-Month
42.16"
(1,070.86mm)
36.21"
(919.73mm)
5.95"
(151.13mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 2003
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1942
Sep 1995–Aug 1998
36-Month
59.53"
(1,512.06mm)
54.26"
(1,378.20mm)
5.27"
(133.86mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1943
Sep 1994–Aug 1998
48-Month
82.86"
(2,104.64mm)
72.29"
(1,836.17mm)
10.57"
(268.47mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1944
Sep 1993–Aug 1998
60-Month
99.65"
(2,531.11mm)
90.31"
(2,293.87mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 2004
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/