Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, August 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2002
1-Month
1.49"
(37.85mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1995 1960
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1997
Jul–Aug 2002
2-Month
2.51"
(63.75mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1960 1900
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1923
Jun–Aug 2002
3-Month
3.38"
(85.85mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
-2.29"
(-58.17mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1960 1924
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1965
May–Aug 2002
4-Month
3.95"
(100.33mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
-3.74"
(-95.00mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Apr–Aug 2002
5-Month
4.52"
(114.81mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
-5.01"
(-127.25mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Mar–Aug 2002
6-Month
5.39"
(136.91mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-5.65"
(-143.51mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Feb–Aug 2002
7-Month
5.87"
(149.10mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
-6.26"
(-159.00mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Jan–Aug 2002
8-Month
6.51"
(165.35mm)
13.20"
(335.28mm)
-6.69"
(-169.93mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Dec 2001–Aug 2002
9-Month
7.16"
(181.86mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
-7.11"
(-180.60mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Nov 2001–Aug 2002
10-Month
8.36"
(212.34mm)
15.34"
(389.64mm)
-6.98"
(-177.30mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Oct 2001–Aug 2002
11-Month
9.01"
(228.85mm)
16.67"
(423.42mm)
-7.66"
(-194.57mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Sep 2001–Aug 2002
12-Month
10.05"
(255.27mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
-8.05"
(-204.47mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Mar 2001–Aug 2002
18-Month
21.16"
(537.46mm)
29.15"
(740.41mm)
-7.99"
(-202.95mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Sep 2000–Aug 2002
24-Month
28.08"
(713.23mm)
36.21"
(919.73mm)
-8.13"
(-206.50mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2003
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Sep 1999–Aug 2002
36-Month
43.29"
(1,099.57mm)
54.26"
(1,378.20mm)
-10.97"
(-278.63mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1943
Sep 1998–Aug 2002
48-Month
65.62"
(1,666.75mm)
72.29"
(1,836.17mm)
-6.67"
(-169.42mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1944
Sep 1997–Aug 2002
60-Month
85.80"
(2,179.32mm)
90.31"
(2,293.87mm)
-4.51"
(-114.55mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1979 2004
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/