Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, October 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2016
1-Month
0.49"
(12.45mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2003 1952
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1969
Sep–Oct 2016
2-Month
1.49"
(37.85mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1983 1922
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Aug–Oct 2016
3-Month
3.56"
(90.42mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2012 1944
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Jul–Oct 2016
4-Month
5.20"
(132.08mm)
6.90"
(175.26mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2003 1900
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Jun–Oct 2016
5-Month
6.55"
(166.37mm)
8.45"
(214.63mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2012 1900
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
May–Oct 2016
6-Month
8.62"
(218.95mm)
10.46"
(265.68mm)
-1.84"
(-46.73mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1939
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Apr–Oct 2016
7-Month
11.36"
(288.54mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2012 1939
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Mar–Oct 2016
8-Month
12.64"
(321.06mm)
13.82"
(351.03mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Feb–Oct 2016
9-Month
13.49"
(342.65mm)
14.91"
(378.71mm)
-1.42"
(-36.06mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Jan–Oct 2016
10-Month
14.51"
(368.55mm)
15.97"
(405.64mm)
-1.46"
(-37.09mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Dec 2015–Oct 2016
11-Month
15.98"
(405.89mm)
17.04"
(432.82mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Nov 2015–Oct 2016
12-Month
17.67"
(448.82mm)
18.11"
(459.99mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
May 2015–Oct 2016
18-Month
31.50"
(800.10mm)
28.55"
(725.17mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2014 1901
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1942
Nov 2014–Oct 2016
24-Month
38.67"
(982.22mm)
36.22"
(919.99mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2014 2003
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1942
Nov 2013–Oct 2016
36-Month
57.35"
(1,456.69mm)
54.28"
(1,378.71mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2014 1956
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1997
Nov 2012–Oct 2016
48-Month
75.92"
(1,928.37mm)
72.32"
(1,836.93mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Ties: 1947
Nov 2011–Oct 2016
60-Month
88.38"
(2,244.85mm)
90.35"
(2,294.89mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2014 1956
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/