Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, January 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1901
1-Month
0.81"
(20.57mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1900 1919, 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1916
Ties: 1927, 2018
Dec 1900–Jan 1901
2-Month
1.17"
(29.72mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1901 1931
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1914
Nov 1900–Jan 1901
3-Month
1.87"
(47.50mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1901 1904
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1979
Oct 1900–Jan 1901
4-Month
2.43"
(61.72mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1901 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1909
Sep 1900–Jan 1901
5-Month
3.68"
(93.47mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1901 1904
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1942
Aug 1900–Jan 1901
6-Month
4.41"
(112.01mm)
7.98"
(202.69mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1901 1901
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1942
Jul 1900–Jan 1901
7-Month
5.42"
(137.67mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
-4.66"
(-118.36mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1901 1901
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2007
Jun 1900–Jan 1901
8-Month
6.85"
(173.99mm)
11.62"
(295.15mm)
-4.77"
(-121.16mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1901 1901, 1981
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1942
Ties: 1981
May 1900–Jan 1901
9-Month
8.19"
(208.03mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-5.45"
(-138.43mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1901 1901
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1942
Apr 1900–Jan 1901
10-Month
13.64"
(346.46mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1940
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1942
Mar 1900–Jan 1901
11-Month
14.14"
(359.16mm)
17.02"
(432.31mm)
-2.88"
(-73.15mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1901 2021
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1942
Feb 1900–Jan 1901
12-Month
15.21"
(386.33mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
-2.89"
(-73.41mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1901 2003
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1942
Aug 1899–Jan 1901
18-Month
22.32"
(566.93mm)
26.08"
(662.43mm)
-3.76"
(-95.50mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1900 2003
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1942
Feb 1899–Jan 1901
24-Month
31.01"
(787.65mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
-5.15"
(-130.81mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1901 2003
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1943
Feb 1898–Jan 1901
36-Month
48.07"
(1,220.98mm)
54.20"
(1,376.68mm)
-6.13"
(-155.70mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1901 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1943
Feb 1897–Jan 1901
48-Month
69.38"
(1,762.25mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
-2.86"
(-72.65mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1901 1957
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1987
Feb 1896–Jan 1901
60-Month
85.54"
(2,172.72mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-4.71"
(-119.63mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1901 1957
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/