Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, February 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1940
1-Month
1.48"
(37.59mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1939 1970
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1903
Ties: 1918
Jan–Feb 1940
2-Month
3.28"
(83.31mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1939 1981
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1980
Dec 1939–Feb 1940
3-Month
3.90"
(99.06mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1938 1981
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2008
Nov 1939–Feb 1940
4-Month
4.21"
(106.93mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
-0.08"
(-2.04mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1937 1904
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1979
Oct 1939–Feb 1940
5-Month
4.87"
(123.70mm)
5.63"
(143.00mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1936 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1909
Sep 1939–Feb 1940
6-Month
6.25"
(158.75mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1981
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Aug 1939–Feb 1940
7-Month
7.36"
(186.94mm)
9.07"
(230.38mm)
-1.71"
(-43.44mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1935 1901
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Ties: 1990
Jul 1939–Feb 1940
8-Month
8.39"
(213.11mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
-2.77"
(-70.35mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1935 1901
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Jun 1939–Feb 1940
9-Month
9.26"
(235.20mm)
12.71"
(322.83mm)
-3.45"
(-87.63mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1935 1981
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
May 1939–Feb 1940
10-Month
10.28"
(261.11mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
-4.45"
(-113.03mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1901 1901
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Apr 1939–Feb 1940
11-Month
11.26"
(286.00mm)
16.61"
(421.89mm)
-5.35"
(-135.89mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1940 2021
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Mar 1939–Feb 1940
12-Month
12.67"
(321.82mm)
18.11"
(459.99mm)
-5.44"
(-138.17mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1935 1935
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Sep 1938–Feb 1940
18-Month
22.00"
(558.80mm)
25.17"
(639.32mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1935 2003
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Mar 1938–Feb 1940
24-Month
34.62"
(879.35mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
-1.54"
(-39.11mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1938 2003
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1943
Mar 1937–Feb 1940
36-Month
50.66"
(1,286.76mm)
54.20"
(1,376.68mm)
-3.54"
(-89.92mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Mar 1936–Feb 1940
48-Month
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
72.23"
(1,834.64mm)
-4.80"
(-121.92mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1938 1935
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1987
Mar 1935–Feb 1940
60-Month
86.00"
(2,184.40mm)
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
-4.24"
(-107.70mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1939 1957
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 1, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/