Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, January 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2016
1-Month
1.02"
(25.91mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1919, 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1916
Ties: 1922, 1989, 2001
Dec 2015–Jan 2016
2-Month
2.49"
(63.25mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1914
Ties: 1938
Nov 2015–Jan 2016
3-Month
4.18"
(106.17mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2015 1904
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1979
Oct 2015–Jan 2016
4-Month
6.00"
(152.40mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1909
Ties: 1997
Sep 2015–Jan 2016
5-Month
6.76"
(171.70mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2015 1904
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1942
Aug 2015–Jan 2016
6-Month
8.43"
(214.12mm)
7.98"
(202.69mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2013 1901
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1942
Jul 2015–Jan 2016
7-Month
10.80"
(274.32mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2013 1901
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2007
Jun 2015–Jan 2016
8-Month
12.71"
(322.83mm)
11.62"
(295.15mm)
1.09"
(27.68mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2013 1901, 1981
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1942
May 2015–Jan 2016
9-Month
18.01"
(457.45mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
4.37"
(110.99mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1901
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1942
Ties: 1924
Apr 2015–Jan 2016
10-Month
19.89"
(505.21mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 1940
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Mar 2015–Jan 2016
11-Month
20.75"
(527.05mm)
17.02"
(432.31mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2015 2003, 2013
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1942
Feb 2015–Jan 2016
12-Month
22.10"
(561.34mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2015 2003
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1942
Aug 2014–Jan 2016
18-Month
30.93"
(785.62mm)
26.08"
(662.43mm)
4.85"
(123.19mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2015 2003
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1942
Feb 2014–Jan 2016
24-Month
40.71"
(1,034.03mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
4.55"
(115.57mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2015 2003
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1943
Feb 2013–Jan 2016
36-Month
59.77"
(1,518.16mm)
54.20"
(1,376.68mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1943
Feb 2012–Jan 2016
48-Month
72.30"
(1,836.42mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1987
Feb 2011–Jan 2016
60-Month
89.90"
(2,283.46mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/