Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, January 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2012
1-Month
0.69"
(17.53mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
-0.37"
(-9.39mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2003 1919, 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1916
Ties: 1920, 1946, 1954, 1972
Dec 2011–Jan 2012
2-Month
1.60"
(40.64mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2003 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1914
Nov 2011–Jan 2012
3-Month
2.59"
(65.79mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2003 1904
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1979
Oct 2011–Jan 2012
4-Month
4.25"
(107.95mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1909
Ties: 1899
Sep 2011–Jan 2012
5-Month
5.52"
(140.21mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2011 1904
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1942
Aug 2011–Jan 2012
6-Month
7.12"
(180.85mm)
7.98"
(202.69mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2004 1901
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1942
Jul 2011–Jan 2012
7-Month
9.66"
(245.36mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2004 1901
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2007
Jun 2011–Jan 2012
8-Month
10.60"
(269.24mm)
11.62"
(295.15mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1901, 1981
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1942
May 2011–Jan 2012
9-Month
13.17"
(334.52mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2011 1901
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1942
Ties: 1903
Apr 2011–Jan 2012
10-Month
15.27"
(387.86mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2011 1940
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1942
Mar 2011–Jan 2012
11-Month
16.43"
(417.32mm)
17.02"
(432.31mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2009 2003, 2013
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1942
Ties: 2018
Feb 2011–Jan 2012
12-Month
17.60"
(447.04mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2009 2003
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1942
Aug 2010–Jan 2012
18-Month
25.39"
(644.91mm)
26.08"
(662.43mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2004 2003
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1942
Ties: 1953
Feb 2010–Jan 2012
24-Month
35.62"
(904.75mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2010 2003
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1943
Feb 2009–Jan 2012
36-Month
54.31"
(1,379.47mm)
54.20"
(1,376.68mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2011 1977
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1943
Feb 2008–Jan 2012
48-Month
71.15"
(1,807.21mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2006 1957
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1987
Feb 2007–Jan 2012
60-Month
90.46"
(2,297.68mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/