Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, October 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2018
1-Month
2.39"
(60.71mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2017 1952
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1969
Sep–Oct 2018
2-Month
3.05"
(77.47mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2017 1922
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1941
Ties: 1909
Aug–Oct 2018
3-Month
4.50"
(114.30mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2016 1944
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1941
Ties: 1992
Jul–Oct 2018
4-Month
6.61"
(167.89mm)
6.90"
(175.26mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2016 1900
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1941
Ties: 1968
Jun–Oct 2018
5-Month
7.59"
(192.79mm)
8.45"
(214.63mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2016 1900
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1941
May–Oct 2018
6-Month
9.13"
(231.90mm)
10.46"
(265.68mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1939
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1941
Apr–Oct 2018
7-Month
10.50"
(266.70mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2012 1939
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1941
Mar–Oct 2018
8-Month
11.40"
(289.56mm)
13.82"
(351.03mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1941
Feb–Oct 2018
9-Month
12.53"
(318.26mm)
14.91"
(378.71mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1941
Jan–Oct 2018
10-Month
13.34"
(338.84mm)
15.97"
(405.64mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1941
Dec 2017–Oct 2018
11-Month
13.74"
(349.00mm)
17.04"
(432.82mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1941
Nov 2017–Oct 2018
12-Month
14.26"
(362.20mm)
18.11"
(459.99mm)
-3.85"
(-97.79mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1941
May 2017–Oct 2018
18-Month
25.60"
(650.24mm)
28.55"
(725.17mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2013 1901
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1942
Ties: 1974
Nov 2016–Oct 2018
24-Month
34.82"
(884.43mm)
36.22"
(919.99mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2013 2003
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1942
Nov 2015–Oct 2018
36-Month
52.49"
(1,333.25mm)
54.28"
(1,378.71mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2014 1956
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1997
Nov 2014–Oct 2018
48-Month
73.49"
(1,866.65mm)
72.32"
(1,836.93mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1998
Nov 2013–Oct 2018
60-Month
92.17"
(2,341.12mm)
90.35"
(2,294.89mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2016 1956
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1999

Citing This Page

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