Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, March 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2017
1-Month
1.19"
(30.23mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2015 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1906
Feb–Mar 2017
2-Month
2.19"
(55.63mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
-0.42"
(-10.66mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1905
Ties: 1963
Jan–Mar 2017
3-Month
4.48"
(113.79mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1980
Ties: 1911
Dec 2016–Mar 2017
4-Month
6.13"
(155.70mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
1.39"
(35.30mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1979
Ties: 1949
Nov 2016–Mar 2017
5-Month
7.05"
(179.07mm)
5.81"
(147.57mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1979
Ties: 1973
Oct 2016–Mar 2017
6-Month
7.54"
(191.52mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1909
Sep 2016–Mar 2017
7-Month
8.54"
(216.92mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2015 1902
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1942
Aug 2016–Mar 2017
8-Month
10.61"
(269.49mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2016 1901
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1942
Jul 2016–Mar 2017
9-Month
12.25"
(311.15mm)
12.68"
(322.07mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2013 1901
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1942
Jun 2016–Mar 2017
10-Month
13.60"
(345.44mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2013 1901
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1942
May 2016–Mar 2017
11-Month
15.67"
(398.02mm)
16.25"
(412.75mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2013 1901
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1942
Apr 2016–Mar 2017
12-Month
18.41"
(467.61mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2013 1935
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1942
Ties: 1926
Oct 2015–Mar 2017
18-Month
26.54"
(674.12mm)
25.26"
(641.60mm)
1.28"
(32.52mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2015 1935
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1942
Apr 2015–Mar 2017
24-Month
40.43"
(1,026.92mm)
36.17"
(918.72mm)
4.26"
(108.20mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1943
Apr 2014–Mar 2017
36-Month
58.92"
(1,496.57mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1943
Apr 2013–Mar 2017
48-Month
78.35"
(1,990.09mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
6.12"
(155.45mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2016 2004
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1987
Apr 2012–Mar 2017
60-Month
91.03"
(2,312.16mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1987
Ties: 1915

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/