Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, October 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1942
1-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1940 1952
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1969
Sep–Oct 1942
2-Month
4.00"
(101.60mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1940 1922
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Aug–Oct 1942
3-Month
5.62"
(142.75mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1940 1944
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Jul–Oct 1942
4-Month
7.10"
(180.34mm)
6.90"
(175.26mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1940 1900
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Jun–Oct 1942
5-Month
9.09"
(230.89mm)
8.45"
(214.63mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1940 1900
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
May–Oct 1942
6-Month
10.01"
(254.25mm)
10.46"
(265.68mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1940 1939
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Apr–Oct 1942
7-Month
14.78"
(375.41mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1940 1939
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Mar–Oct 1942
8-Month
16.22"
(411.99mm)
13.82"
(351.03mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Ties: 1897
Feb–Oct 1942
9-Month
17.73"
(450.34mm)
14.91"
(378.71mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Jan–Oct 1942
10-Month
18.66"
(473.96mm)
15.97"
(405.64mm)
2.69"
(68.32mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Dec 1941–Oct 1942
11-Month
19.71"
(500.63mm)
17.04"
(432.82mm)
2.67"
(67.81mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Nov 1941–Oct 1942
12-Month
20.24"
(514.10mm)
18.11"
(459.99mm)
2.13"
(54.11mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
May 1941–Oct 1942
18-Month
36.32"
(922.53mm)
28.55"
(725.17mm)
7.77"
(197.36mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1941 1901
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Nov 1940–Oct 1942
24-Month
46.80"
(1,188.72mm)
36.22"
(919.99mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1941 2003
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Nov 1939–Oct 1942
36-Month
63.74"
(1,619.00mm)
54.28"
(1,378.71mm)
9.46"
(240.29mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Nov 1938–Oct 1942
48-Month
77.41"
(1,966.21mm)
72.32"
(1,836.93mm)
5.09"
(129.28mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Nov 1937–Oct 1942
60-Month
98.67"
(2,506.22mm)
90.35"
(2,294.89mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1941 1956
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999

Citing This Page

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