Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, October 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1971
1-Month
1.64"
(41.66mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1968 1952
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1969
Sep–Oct 1971
2-Month
3.44"
(87.38mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1968 1922
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Aug–Oct 1971
3-Month
5.07"
(128.78mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1968 1944
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Jul–Oct 1971
4-Month
7.01"
(178.05mm)
6.90"
(175.26mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1968 1900
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Jun–Oct 1971
5-Month
7.60"
(193.04mm)
8.45"
(214.63mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1968 1900
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Ties: 1973
May–Oct 1971
6-Month
9.65"
(245.11mm)
10.46"
(265.68mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1939
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Apr–Oct 1971
7-Month
11.59"
(294.39mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1968 1939
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Mar–Oct 1971
8-Month
12.37"
(314.20mm)
13.82"
(351.03mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Feb–Oct 1971
9-Month
13.57"
(344.68mm)
14.91"
(378.71mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1968 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Jan–Oct 1971
10-Month
14.44"
(366.78mm)
15.97"
(405.64mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1968 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Dec 1970–Oct 1971
11-Month
15.13"
(384.30mm)
17.04"
(432.82mm)
-1.91"
(-48.52mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Nov 1970–Oct 1971
12-Month
16.42"
(417.07mm)
18.11"
(459.99mm)
-1.69"
(-42.92mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1968 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
May 1970–Oct 1971
18-Month
27.09"
(688.09mm)
28.55"
(725.17mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1964 1901
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Nov 1969–Oct 1971
24-Month
33.40"
(848.36mm)
36.22"
(919.99mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1967 2003
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Nov 1968–Oct 1971
36-Month
55.64"
(1,413.26mm)
54.28"
(1,378.71mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Nov 1967–Oct 1971
48-Month
71.81"
(1,823.97mm)
72.32"
(1,836.93mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1969 1956
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1998
Nov 1966–Oct 1971
60-Month
90.26"
(2,292.60mm)
90.35"
(2,294.89mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/