Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, March 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2018
1-Month
0.90"
(22.86mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2015 1966
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1906
Feb–Mar 2018
2-Month
2.03"
(51.56mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2013 1966
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1905
Jan–Mar 2018
3-Month
2.84"
(72.14mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2012 1966
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1980
Ties: 1928
Dec 2017–Mar 2018
4-Month
3.24"
(82.30mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1979
Nov 2017–Mar 2018
5-Month
3.76"
(95.50mm)
5.81"
(147.57mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1979
Oct 2017–Mar 2018
6-Month
4.69"
(119.13mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1909
Sep 2017–Mar 2018
7-Month
6.67"
(169.42mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2013 1902
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1942
Aug 2017–Mar 2018
8-Month
8.54"
(216.92mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
-2.04"
(-51.81mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2013 1901
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1942
Jul 2017–Mar 2018
9-Month
11.59"
(294.39mm)
12.68"
(322.07mm)
-1.09"
(-27.68mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2013 1901
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1942
Ties: 1967
Jun 2017–Mar 2018
10-Month
12.28"
(311.91mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2013 1901
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1942
May 2017–Mar 2018
11-Month
15.10"
(383.54mm)
16.25"
(412.75mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2013 1901
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1942
Apr 2017–Mar 2018
12-Month
17.27"
(438.66mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2013 1935
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1942
Oct 2016–Mar 2018
18-Month
24.81"
(630.17mm)
25.26"
(641.60mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2014 1935
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1942
Apr 2016–Mar 2018
24-Month
35.68"
(906.27mm)
36.17"
(918.72mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1943
Ties: 2005
Apr 2015–Mar 2018
36-Month
57.70"
(1,465.58mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1943
Apr 2014–Mar 2018
48-Month
76.19"
(1,935.23mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
3.96"
(100.59mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2016 2004
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1987
Apr 2013–Mar 2018
60-Month
95.62"
(2,428.75mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/