Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, March 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2020
1-Month
1.35"
(34.29mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1906
Feb–Mar 2020
2-Month
2.44"
(61.98mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
-0.17"
(-4.31mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1905
Jan–Mar 2020
3-Month
3.16"
(80.26mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1980
Ties: 1947
Dec 2019–Mar 2020
4-Month
4.43"
(112.52mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1979
Nov 2019–Mar 2020
5-Month
5.54"
(140.72mm)
5.81"
(147.57mm)
-0.27"
(-6.85mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1979
Ties: 1943
Oct 2019–Mar 2020
6-Month
6.51"
(165.35mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
-0.63"
(-16.01mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1909
Ties: 1969
Sep 2019–Mar 2020
7-Month
7.22"
(183.39mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2018 1902
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1942
Aug 2019–Mar 2020
8-Month
8.69"
(220.73mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
-1.89"
(-48.00mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2018 1901
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1942
Ties: 2004
Jul 2019–Mar 2020
9-Month
10.27"
(260.86mm)
12.68"
(322.07mm)
-2.41"
(-61.21mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2013 1901
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1942
Ties: 1950
Jun 2019–Mar 2020
10-Month
12.05"
(306.07mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2013 1901
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1942
May 2019–Mar 2020
11-Month
14.89"
(378.21mm)
16.25"
(412.75mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2013 1901
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1942
Apr 2019–Mar 2020
12-Month
16.33"
(414.78mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2013 1935
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1942
Ties: 1965
Oct 2018–Mar 2020
18-Month
26.08"
(662.43mm)
25.26"
(641.60mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1935
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1942
Apr 2018–Mar 2020
24-Month
34.19"
(868.43mm)
36.17"
(918.72mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1943
Apr 2017–Mar 2020
36-Month
51.46"
(1,307.08mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
-2.76"
(-70.11mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1943
Apr 2016–Mar 2020
48-Month
69.87"
(1,774.70mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-2.36"
(-59.94mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2015 2004
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1987
Apr 2015–Mar 2020
60-Month
91.89"
(2,334.01mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
1.66"
(42.17mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/