Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, March 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2021
1-Month
2.07"
(52.58mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2020 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1906
Ties: 1927
Feb–Mar 2021
2-Month
3.18"
(80.77mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1905
Jan–Mar 2021
3-Month
3.92"
(99.57mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2020 1966
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1980
Dec 2020–Mar 2021
4-Month
4.88"
(123.95mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2020 1977
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1979
Nov 2020–Mar 2021
5-Month
5.73"
(145.54mm)
5.81"
(147.57mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1977
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1979
Ties: 1969
Oct 2020–Mar 2021
6-Month
6.35"
(161.29mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1909
Sep 2020–Mar 2021
7-Month
7.32"
(185.93mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2020 1902
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1942
Aug 2020–Mar 2021
8-Month
8.12"
(206.25mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
-2.46"
(-62.48mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2013 1901
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1942
Jul 2020–Mar 2021
9-Month
9.97"
(253.24mm)
12.68"
(322.07mm)
-2.71"
(-68.83mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2013 1901
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1942
Ties: 2013
Jun 2020–Mar 2021
10-Month
11.12"
(282.45mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
-3.11"
(-78.99mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2013 1901
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1942
May 2020–Mar 2021
11-Month
12.19"
(309.63mm)
16.25"
(412.75mm)
-4.06"
(-103.12mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2013 1901
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1942
Apr 2020–Mar 2021
12-Month
12.99"
(329.95mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-5.14"
(-130.55mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2013 1935
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1942
Oct 2019–Mar 2021
18-Month
19.50"
(495.30mm)
25.26"
(641.60mm)
-5.76"
(-146.30mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2013 1935
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1942
Apr 2019–Mar 2021
24-Month
29.32"
(744.73mm)
36.17"
(918.72mm)
-6.85"
(-173.99mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1943
Apr 2018–Mar 2021
36-Month
47.18"
(1,198.37mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
-7.04"
(-178.82mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2013 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1943
Apr 2017–Mar 2021
48-Month
64.45"
(1,637.03mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-7.78"
(-197.61mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2004 2004
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1987
Apr 2016–Mar 2021
60-Month
82.86"
(2,104.64mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
-7.37"
(-187.20mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2006 1957
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1987

Citing This Page

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