Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, August 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2003
1-Month
1.85"
(46.99mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2002 1960
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1997
Ties: 1998, 2004
Jul–Aug 2003
2-Month
2.87"
(72.90mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2002 1900
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1923
Jun–Aug 2003
3-Month
4.94"
(125.48mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2002 1924
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1965
May–Aug 2003
4-Month
6.69"
(169.93mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Apr–Aug 2003
5-Month
8.26"
(209.80mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Mar–Aug 2003
6-Month
10.45"
(265.43mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Feb–Aug 2003
7-Month
11.94"
(303.28mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Jan–Aug 2003
8-Month
12.38"
(314.45mm)
13.20"
(335.28mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Dec 2002–Aug 2003
9-Month
13.02"
(330.71mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Nov 2002–Aug 2003
10-Month
14.00"
(355.60mm)
15.34"
(389.64mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Oct 2002–Aug 2003
11-Month
15.62"
(396.75mm)
16.67"
(423.42mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Sep 2002–Aug 2003
12-Month
17.72"
(450.09mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Mar 2002–Aug 2003
18-Month
23.11"
(586.99mm)
29.15"
(740.41mm)
-6.04"
(-153.42mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Sep 2001–Aug 2003
24-Month
27.77"
(705.36mm)
36.21"
(919.73mm)
-8.44"
(-214.37mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2003
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1942
Sep 2000–Aug 2003
36-Month
45.80"
(1,163.32mm)
54.26"
(1,378.20mm)
-8.46"
(-214.88mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1943
Sep 1999–Aug 2003
48-Month
61.01"
(1,549.65mm)
72.29"
(1,836.17mm)
-11.28"
(-286.52mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1944
Sep 1998–Aug 2003
60-Month
83.34"
(2,116.84mm)
90.31"
(2,293.87mm)
-6.97"
(-177.03mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1978 2004
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1999

Citing This Page

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