Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, March 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2003
1-Month
2.19"
(55.63mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1906
Feb–Mar 2003
2-Month
3.68"
(93.47mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1905
Jan–Mar 2003
3-Month
4.12"
(104.65mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1980
Dec 2002–Mar 2003
4-Month
4.76"
(120.90mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
0.02"
(0.50mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1979
Nov 2002–Mar 2003
5-Month
5.74"
(145.80mm)
5.81"
(147.57mm)
-0.07"
(-1.77mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1979
Ties: 2010
Oct 2002–Mar 2003
6-Month
7.36"
(186.94mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
0.22"
(5.58mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1909
Sep 2002–Mar 2003
7-Month
9.46"
(240.28mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2002 1902
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1942
Aug 2002–Mar 2003
8-Month
10.95"
(278.13mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2002 1901
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1942
Ties: 1982
Jul 2002–Mar 2003
9-Month
11.97"
(304.04mm)
12.68"
(322.07mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2002 1901
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Jun 2002–Mar 2003
10-Month
12.84"
(326.14mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2002 1901
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
May 2002–Mar 2003
11-Month
13.41"
(340.61mm)
16.25"
(412.75mm)
-2.84"
(-72.14mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1981 1901
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1942
Apr 2002–Mar 2003
12-Month
13.98"
(355.09mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-4.15"
(-105.41mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1977 1935
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1942
Oct 2001–Mar 2003
18-Month
18.47"
(469.14mm)
25.26"
(641.60mm)
-6.79"
(-172.46mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1935
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1942
Apr 2001–Mar 2003
24-Month
29.20"
(741.68mm)
36.17"
(918.72mm)
-6.97"
(-177.04mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1943
Apr 2000–Mar 2003
36-Month
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
-9.52"
(-241.81mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1943
Apr 1999–Mar 2003
48-Month
67.27"
(1,708.66mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-4.96"
(-125.98mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1979 2004
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1987
Apr 1998–Mar 2003
60-Month
84.76"
(2,152.90mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
-5.47"
(-138.94mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 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/