Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, April 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2003
1-Month
1.57"
(39.88mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1900
Ties: 1965
Mar–Apr 2003
2-Month
3.76"
(95.50mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1906
Ties: 2004
Feb–Apr 2003
3-Month
5.25"
(133.35mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1905
Jan–Apr 2003
4-Month
5.69"
(144.53mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
0.18"
(4.58mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1905
Ties: 1978
Dec 2002–Apr 2003
5-Month
6.33"
(160.78mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1905
Nov 2002–Apr 2003
6-Month
7.31"
(185.67mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2002 1904
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1984
Ties: 1917
Oct 2002–Apr 2003
7-Month
8.93"
(226.82mm)
8.98"
(228.09mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1942
Sep 2002–Apr 2003
8-Month
11.03"
(280.16mm)
10.41"
(264.41mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2002 1902, 2002
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1942
Aug 2002–Apr 2003
9-Month
12.52"
(318.01mm)
12.42"
(315.47mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1942
Jul 2002–Apr 2003
10-Month
13.54"
(343.92mm)
14.52"
(368.81mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1902
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Jun 2002–Apr 2003
11-Month
14.41"
(366.01mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2002 1981
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
May 2002–Apr 2003
12-Month
14.98"
(380.49mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2002 2013
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Ties: 1923
Nov 2001–Apr 2003
18-Month
19.39"
(492.51mm)
25.76"
(654.30mm)
-6.37"
(-161.79mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2013
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1942
May 2001–Apr 2003
24-Month
29.12"
(739.65mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
-7.04"
(-178.81mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1902
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1942
May 2000–Apr 2003
36-Month
44.95"
(1,141.73mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
-9.27"
(-235.46mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1955
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1985
May 1999–Apr 2003
48-Month
64.46"
(1,637.28mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
-7.78"
(-197.62mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1986
May 1998–Apr 2003
60-Month
84.56"
(2,147.82mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-5.68"
(-144.28mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/