Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, August 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1897
1-Month
2.33"
(59.18mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1896 1960
40th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Jul–Aug 1897
2-Month
4.41"
(112.01mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1900
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1923
Ties: 2001, 2007
Jun–Aug 1897
3-Month
6.23"
(158.24mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1896 1924
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1965
May–Aug 1897
4-Month
8.36"
(212.34mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
0.67"
(17.01mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1957
Apr–Aug 1897
5-Month
9.60"
(243.84mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1957
Ties: 1961
Mar–Aug 1897
6-Month
12.09"
(307.09mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
29th Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Feb–Aug 1897
7-Month
14.17"
(359.92mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Ties: 1947
Jan–Aug 1897
8-Month
15.44"
(392.18mm)
13.20"
(335.28mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Dec 1896–Aug 1897
9-Month
16.21"
(411.73mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
1.94"
(49.27mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Nov 1896–Aug 1897
10-Month
17.16"
(435.86mm)
15.34"
(389.64mm)
1.82"
(46.22mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Oct 1896–Aug 1897
11-Month
18.25"
(463.55mm)
16.67"
(423.42mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Sep 1896–Aug 1897
12-Month
20.42"
(518.67mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Mar 1896–Aug 1897
18-Month
29.37"
(746.00mm)
29.15"
(740.41mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
57th Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Sep 1895–Aug 1897
24-Month
36.02"
(914.91mm)
36.21"
(919.73mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
60th Driest Driest to Date 2003
66th Wettest Wettest to Date 1942

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 13, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/