Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, October 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1956
1-Month
0.74"
(18.80mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1955 1952
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1969
Sep–Oct 1956
2-Month
0.85"
(21.59mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1922 1922
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Aug–Oct 1956
3-Month
2.37"
(60.20mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1944
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Jul–Oct 1956
4-Month
4.42"
(112.27mm)
6.90"
(175.26mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1939 1900
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Jun–Oct 1956
5-Month
5.16"
(131.06mm)
8.45"
(214.63mm)
-3.29"
(-83.57mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1900
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
May–Oct 1956
6-Month
6.38"
(162.05mm)
10.46"
(265.68mm)
-4.08"
(-103.63mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1939
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Apr–Oct 1956
7-Month
7.86"
(199.64mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
-4.44"
(-112.78mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1939 1939
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Mar–Oct 1956
8-Month
8.59"
(218.19mm)
13.82"
(351.03mm)
-5.23"
(-132.84mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Feb–Oct 1956
9-Month
9.70"
(246.38mm)
14.91"
(378.71mm)
-5.21"
(-132.33mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Ties: 2020
Jan–Oct 1956
10-Month
11.57"
(293.88mm)
15.97"
(405.64mm)
-4.40"
(-111.76mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Dec 1955–Oct 1956
11-Month
12.44"
(315.98mm)
17.04"
(432.82mm)
-4.60"
(-116.84mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Nov 1955–Oct 1956
12-Month
13.72"
(348.49mm)
18.11"
(459.99mm)
-4.39"
(-111.50mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
May 1955–Oct 1956
18-Month
22.98"
(583.69mm)
28.55"
(725.17mm)
-5.57"
(-141.48mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 1901
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1942
Nov 1954–Oct 1956
24-Month
28.57"
(725.68mm)
36.22"
(919.99mm)
-7.65"
(-194.31mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 2003
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1942
Nov 1953–Oct 1956
36-Month
43.24"
(1,098.30mm)
54.28"
(1,378.71mm)
-11.04"
(-280.41mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1997
Nov 1952–Oct 1956
48-Month
59.46"
(1,510.28mm)
72.32"
(1,836.93mm)
-12.86"
(-326.65mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Nov 1951–Oct 1956
60-Month
77.06"
(1,957.32mm)
90.35"
(2,294.89mm)
-13.29"
(-337.57mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/