Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, August 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2004
1-Month
1.85"
(46.99mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2003 1960
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1997
Ties: 1998, 2003
Jul–Aug 2004
2-Month
4.21"
(106.93mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2003 1900
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1923
Jun–Aug 2004
3-Month
6.20"
(157.48mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1924
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1965
Ties: 1995
May–Aug 2004
4-Month
6.90"
(175.26mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Apr–Aug 2004
5-Month
10.05"
(255.27mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1957
Mar–Aug 2004
6-Month
10.66"
(270.76mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-0.38"
(-9.66mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Ties: 1932
Feb–Aug 2004
7-Month
11.93"
(303.02mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1957
Jan–Aug 2004
8-Month
12.83"
(325.88mm)
13.20"
(335.28mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Dec 2003–Aug 2004
9-Month
13.74"
(349.00mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1957
Nov 2003–Aug 2004
10-Month
15.08"
(383.03mm)
15.34"
(389.64mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1957
Oct 2003–Aug 2004
11-Month
15.45"
(392.43mm)
16.67"
(423.42mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1957
Sep 2003–Aug 2004
12-Month
16.89"
(429.01mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1941
Mar 2003–Aug 2004
18-Month
27.34"
(694.44mm)
29.15"
(740.41mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Sep 2002–Aug 2004
24-Month
34.61"
(879.09mm)
36.21"
(919.73mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2003 2003
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1942
Sep 2001–Aug 2004
36-Month
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
54.26"
(1,378.20mm)
-9.60"
(-243.84mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1943
Sep 2000–Aug 2004
48-Month
62.69"
(1,592.33mm)
72.29"
(1,836.17mm)
-9.60"
(-243.84mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2003 1956
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1944
Sep 1999–Aug 2004
60-Month
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
90.31"
(2,293.87mm)
-12.41"
(-315.21mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2004
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/