Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, December 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1971
1-Month
1.40"
(35.56mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1951
Ties: 1933
Nov–Dec 1971
2-Month
2.49"
(63.25mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1983
Ties: 1931, 1988
Oct–Dec 1971
3-Month
4.13"
(104.90mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1972
Sep–Dec 1971
4-Month
5.93"
(150.62mm)
4.92"
(124.97mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1968 1901
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Aug–Dec 1971
5-Month
7.56"
(192.02mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1968 1900
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Jul–Dec 1971
6-Month
9.50"
(241.30mm)
9.05"
(229.87mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1968 1900
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2006
Jun–Dec 1971
7-Month
10.09"
(256.29mm)
10.59"
(268.99mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1968 1939
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1965
May–Dec 1971
8-Month
12.14"
(308.36mm)
12.61"
(320.29mm)
-0.47"
(-11.93mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1968 1939
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Apr–Dec 1971
9-Month
14.08"
(357.63mm)
14.45"
(367.03mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1939
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Mar–Dec 1971
10-Month
14.86"
(377.44mm)
15.97"
(405.64mm)
-1.11"
(-28.20mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1968 1939
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Feb–Dec 1971
11-Month
16.06"
(407.92mm)
17.06"
(433.32mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1968 1939
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Ties: 2016
Jan–Dec 1971
12-Month
16.93"
(430.02mm)
18.12"
(460.25mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1968 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Jul 1970–Dec 1971
18-Month
26.85"
(681.99mm)
27.13"
(689.10mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1968 2020
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Jan 1970–Dec 1971
24-Month
34.15"
(867.41mm)
36.21"
(919.73mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1967 2003
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Jan 1969–Dec 1971
36-Month
56.08"
(1,424.43mm)
54.27"
(1,378.46mm)
1.81"
(45.97mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1942
Jan 1968–Dec 1971
48-Month
71.48"
(1,815.59mm)
72.31"
(1,836.67mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1969 1956
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1985
Jan 1967–Dec 1971
60-Month
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
90.35"
(2,294.89mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
62nd 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 October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/