Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, April 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2017
1-Month
2.17"
(55.12mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2015 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1900
Mar–Apr 2017
2-Month
3.36"
(85.34mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2015 2002
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1906
Ties: 1929, 1986
Feb–Apr 2017
3-Month
4.36"
(110.74mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-0.08"
(-2.04mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2015 2002
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1905
Ties: 1931
Jan–Apr 2017
4-Month
6.65"
(168.91mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2016 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1905
Dec 2016–Apr 2017
5-Month
8.30"
(210.82mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2016 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1905
Nov 2016–Apr 2017
6-Month
9.22"
(234.19mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2016 1904
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1984
Oct 2016–Apr 2017
7-Month
9.71"
(246.63mm)
8.98"
(228.09mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2015 2002
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1942
Sep 2016–Apr 2017
8-Month
10.71"
(272.03mm)
10.41"
(264.41mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1902, 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1942
Aug 2016–Apr 2017
9-Month
12.78"
(324.61mm)
12.42"
(315.47mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2013 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1942
Jul 2016–Apr 2017
10-Month
14.42"
(366.27mm)
14.52"
(368.81mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2013 1902
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1942
Jun 2016–Apr 2017
11-Month
15.77"
(400.56mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2013 1981
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1942
Ties: 1927
May 2016–Apr 2017
12-Month
17.84"
(453.14mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2013 2013
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1942
Nov 2015–Apr 2017
18-Month
26.89"
(683.01mm)
25.76"
(654.30mm)
1.13"
(28.71mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2015 2013
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1942
May 2015–Apr 2017
24-Month
40.72"
(1,034.29mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
4.56"
(115.83mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2015 1902
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1942
May 2014–Apr 2017
36-Month
59.74"
(1,517.40mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1955
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1985
May 2013–Apr 2017
48-Month
78.85"
(2,002.79mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
6.61"
(167.89mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2016 1904
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1986
May 2012–Apr 2017
60-Month
91.82"
(2,332.23mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 11, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/