Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, April 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2012
1-Month
1.38"
(35.05mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2008 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1900
Mar–Apr 2012
2-Month
1.83"
(46.48mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1906
Feb–Apr 2012
3-Month
3.19"
(81.03mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1905
Jan–Apr 2012
4-Month
3.88"
(98.55mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1905
Dec 2011–Apr 2012
5-Month
4.79"
(121.67mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1905
Nov 2011–Apr 2012
6-Month
5.78"
(146.81mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2002 1904
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Ties: 1908
Oct 2011–Apr 2012
7-Month
7.44"
(188.98mm)
8.98"
(228.09mm)
-1.54"
(-39.11mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1942
Sep 2011–Apr 2012
8-Month
8.71"
(221.23mm)
10.41"
(264.41mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2002 1902, 2002
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1942
Aug 2011–Apr 2012
9-Month
10.31"
(261.87mm)
12.42"
(315.47mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1942
Jul 2011–Apr 2012
10-Month
12.85"
(326.39mm)
14.52"
(368.81mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2006 1902
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1942
Jun 2011–Apr 2012
11-Month
13.79"
(350.27mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1981
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1942
Ties: 1956
May 2011–Apr 2012
12-Month
16.36"
(415.54mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2003 2013
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1942
Nov 2010–Apr 2012
18-Month
24.10"
(612.14mm)
25.76"
(654.30mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2004 2013
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1942
Ties: 1899
May 2010–Apr 2012
24-Month
33.73"
(856.74mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2004 1902
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1942
May 2009–Apr 2012
36-Month
53.23"
(1,352.04mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2006 1955
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1985
May 2008–Apr 2012
48-Month
70.75"
(1,797.05mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2006 1904
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1986
May 2007–Apr 2012
60-Month
89.52"
(2,273.81mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/