Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of December 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, January 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2021
1-Month
0.74"
(18.80mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
-0.32"
(-8.12mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2020 1919, 1931
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1916
Dec 2020–Jan 2021
2-Month
1.70"
(43.18mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1914
Ties: 1987, 1999
Nov 2020–Jan 2021
3-Month
2.55"
(64.77mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2018 1904
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1979
Ties: 1912, 1928
Oct 2020–Jan 2021
4-Month
3.17"
(80.52mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1909
Sep 2020–Jan 2021
5-Month
4.14"
(105.16mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-1.82"
(-46.22mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1981 1904
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1942
Aug 2020–Jan 2021
6-Month
4.94"
(125.48mm)
7.98"
(202.69mm)
-3.04"
(-77.21mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1981 1901
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1942
Jul 2020–Jan 2021
7-Month
6.79"
(172.47mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
-3.28"
(-83.31mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1981 1901
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2007
Jun 2020–Jan 2021
8-Month
7.94"
(201.68mm)
11.62"
(295.15mm)
-3.68"
(-93.47mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1981 1901, 1981
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1942
May 2020–Jan 2021
9-Month
9.01"
(228.85mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-4.63"
(-117.61mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1901
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1942
Apr 2020–Jan 2021
10-Month
9.81"
(249.17mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-5.71"
(-145.04mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1940
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1942
Mar 2020–Jan 2021
11-Month
11.16"
(283.46mm)
17.02"
(432.31mm)
-5.86"
(-148.85mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2021
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1942
Feb 2020–Jan 2021
12-Month
12.25"
(311.15mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
-5.85"
(-148.59mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 2003 2003
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1942
Aug 2019–Jan 2021
18-Month
18.50"
(469.90mm)
26.08"
(662.43mm)
-7.58"
(-192.53mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 2003 2003
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1942
Feb 2019–Jan 2021
24-Month
30.50"
(774.70mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
-5.66"
(-143.76mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2013 2003
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1943
Feb 2018–Jan 2021
36-Month
46.03"
(1,169.16mm)
54.20"
(1,376.68mm)
-8.17"
(-207.52mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1943
Feb 2017–Jan 2021
48-Month
63.46"
(1,611.88mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
-8.78"
(-223.02mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2004 1957
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1987
Feb 2016–Jan 2021
60-Month
81.81"
(2,077.97mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-8.44"
(-214.38mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2005 1957
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/