Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, April 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2021
1-Month
1.01"
(25.65mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
-0.83"
(-21.09mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1900
Mar–Apr 2021
2-Month
3.08"
(78.23mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1906
Feb–Apr 2021
3-Month
4.19"
(106.43mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1905
Ties: 1953
Jan–Apr 2021
4-Month
4.93"
(125.22mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1905
Dec 2020–Apr 2021
5-Month
5.89"
(149.61mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1905
Ties: 1929, 1943, 1994
Nov 2020–Apr 2021
6-Month
6.74"
(171.20mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2020 1904
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1984
Oct 2020–Apr 2021
7-Month
7.36"
(186.94mm)
8.98"
(228.09mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1942
Sep 2020–Apr 2021
8-Month
8.33"
(211.58mm)
10.41"
(264.41mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2020 1902, 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1942
Aug 2020–Apr 2021
9-Month
9.13"
(231.90mm)
12.42"
(315.47mm)
-3.29"
(-83.57mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1942
Jul 2020–Apr 2021
10-Month
10.98"
(278.89mm)
14.52"
(368.81mm)
-3.54"
(-89.92mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2002 1902
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1942
Jun 2020–Apr 2021
11-Month
12.13"
(308.10mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
-3.94"
(-100.08mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2013 1981
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1942
May 2020–Apr 2021
12-Month
13.20"
(335.28mm)
18.08"
(459.23mm)
-4.88"
(-123.95mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2013 2013
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1942
Nov 2019–Apr 2021
18-Month
19.54"
(496.32mm)
25.76"
(654.30mm)
-6.22"
(-157.98mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 2013 2013
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1942
May 2019–Apr 2021
24-Month
28.89"
(733.81mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
-7.27"
(-184.65mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1902 1902
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1942
May 2018–Apr 2021
36-Month
46.82"
(1,189.23mm)
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
-7.40"
(-187.96mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2013 1955
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1985
May 2017–Apr 2021
48-Month
63.29"
(1,607.57mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
-8.95"
(-227.33mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2004 1904
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1986
May 2016–Apr 2021
60-Month
81.13"
(2,060.70mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-9.11"
(-231.40mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2005 1957
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/