Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, December 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1901
1-Month
1.21"
(30.73mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1976
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1951
Ties: 1996
Nov–Dec 1901
2-Month
1.49"
(37.85mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1900 1976
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1983
Oct–Dec 1901
3-Month
2.12"
(53.85mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1900 1976
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1972
Ties: 1995
Sep–Dec 1901
4-Month
2.73"
(69.34mm)
4.92"
(124.97mm)
-2.19"
(-55.63mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1901
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1941
Aug–Dec 1901
5-Month
5.24"
(133.10mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1900 1900
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1941
Jul–Dec 1901
6-Month
6.35"
(161.29mm)
9.05"
(229.87mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1900 1900
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2006
Jun–Dec 1901
7-Month
7.77"
(197.36mm)
10.59"
(268.99mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1900 1939
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1965
Ties: 1944
May–Dec 1901
8-Month
10.15"
(257.81mm)
12.61"
(320.29mm)
-2.46"
(-62.48mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1900 1939
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1941
Apr–Dec 1901
9-Month
12.52"
(318.01mm)
14.45"
(367.03mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1899 1939
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1941
Mar–Dec 1901
10-Month
14.18"
(360.17mm)
15.97"
(405.64mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1900 1939
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Feb–Dec 1901
11-Month
15.00"
(381.00mm)
17.06"
(433.32mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1900 1939
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1941
Jan–Dec 1901
12-Month
15.81"
(401.57mm)
18.12"
(460.25mm)
-2.31"
(-58.68mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1900 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1941
Jul 1900–Dec 1901
18-Month
20.42"
(518.67mm)
27.13"
(689.10mm)
-6.71"
(-170.43mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2020
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1941
Jan 1900–Dec 1901
24-Month
30.53"
(775.46mm)
36.21"
(919.73mm)
-5.68"
(-144.27mm)
12th Driest Driest to Date 2003
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1942
Jan 1899–Dec 1901
36-Month
47.08"
(1,195.83mm)
54.27"
(1,378.46mm)
-7.19"
(-182.63mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 1956
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1942
Jan 1898–Dec 1901
48-Month
63.99"
(1,625.35mm)
72.31"
(1,836.67mm)
-8.32"
(-211.32mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 1956
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1985
Jan 1897–Dec 1901
60-Month
85.65"
(2,175.51mm)
90.35"
(2,294.89mm)
-4.70"
(-119.38mm)
37th Driest Driest to Date 1956
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 28, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/