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 August 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, August 2022

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2022
1-Month
1.94"
(49.28mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2021 1960
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1997
Ties: 1989
Jul–Aug 2022
2-Month
4.80"
(121.92mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2021 1900
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1923
Ties: 2010
Jun–Aug 2022
3-Month
6.21"
(157.73mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2021 1924
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1965
Ties: 1936
May–Aug 2022
4-Month
7.83"
(198.88mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2021 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1957
Apr–Aug 2022
5-Month
8.56"
(217.42mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1957
Ties: 2013
Mar–Aug 2022
6-Month
10.00"
(254.00mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1957
Feb–Aug 2022
7-Month
10.94"
(277.88mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1957
Jan–Aug 2022
8-Month
11.72"
(297.69mm)
13.20"
(335.28mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1957
Dec 2021–Aug 2022
9-Month
13.44"
(341.38mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1957
Ties: 1901
Nov 2021–Aug 2022
10-Month
13.81"
(350.77mm)
15.34"
(389.64mm)
-1.53"
(-38.87mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1957
Ties: 1896
Oct 2021–Aug 2022
11-Month
14.93"
(379.22mm)
16.67"
(423.42mm)
-1.74"
(-44.20mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1957
Sep 2021–Aug 2022
12-Month
16.16"
(410.46mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2021 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Mar 2021–Aug 2022
18-Month
26.97"
(685.04mm)
29.15"
(740.41mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2021 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1942
Sep 2020–Aug 2022
24-Month
32.22"
(818.39mm)
36.21"
(919.73mm)
-3.99"
(-101.34mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2021 2003
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1942
Sep 2019–Aug 2022
36-Month
45.11"
(1,145.79mm)
54.26"
(1,378.20mm)
-9.15"
(-232.41mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1943
Sep 2018–Aug 2022
48-Month
64.63"
(1,641.60mm)
72.29"
(1,836.17mm)
-7.66"
(-194.57mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2021 1956
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1944
Sep 2017–Aug 2022
60-Month
78.75"
(2,000.25mm)
90.31"
(2,293.87mm)
-11.56"
(-293.62mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2004 2004
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1999
Ties: 1935

Citing This Page

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