Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, March 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2002
1-Month
0.87"
(22.10mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1999 1966
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1906
Feb–Mar 2002
2-Month
1.35"
(34.29mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1905
Jan–Mar 2002
3-Month
1.99"
(50.55mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1980
Dec 2001–Mar 2002
4-Month
2.64"
(67.06mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1979
Nov 2001–Mar 2002
5-Month
3.84"
(97.54mm)
5.81"
(147.57mm)
-1.97"
(-50.03mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1979
Ties: 1933
Oct 2001–Mar 2002
6-Month
4.49"
(114.05mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1909
Sep 2001–Mar 2002
7-Month
5.53"
(140.46mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
-3.04"
(-77.22mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1933 1902
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Aug 2001–Mar 2002
8-Month
7.50"
(190.50mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1977 1901
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Jul 2001–Mar 2002
9-Month
9.94"
(252.48mm)
12.68"
(322.07mm)
-2.74"
(-69.59mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1981 1901
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Jun 2001–Mar 2002
10-Month
10.88"
(276.35mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
-3.35"
(-85.09mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1981 1901
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
May 2001–Mar 2002
11-Month
13.57"
(344.68mm)
16.25"
(412.75mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1901
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Apr 2001–Mar 2002
12-Month
15.22"
(386.59mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-2.91"
(-73.91mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1935
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Oct 2000–Mar 2002
18-Month
22.21"
(564.13mm)
25.26"
(641.60mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1935
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1942
Apr 2000–Mar 2002
24-Month
30.72"
(780.29mm)
36.17"
(918.72mm)
-5.45"
(-138.43mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1943
Apr 1999–Mar 2002
36-Month
53.29"
(1,353.57mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1991 1977
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1943
Apr 1998–Mar 2002
48-Month
70.78"
(1,797.81mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1992 2004
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1987
Apr 1997–Mar 2002
60-Month
93.44"
(2,373.38mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
3.21"
(81.54mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1994 1957
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 5, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/