Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
1.92"
(48.77mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1978 1919, 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1916
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
4.09"
(103.89mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
1.96"
(49.79mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1914
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
5.66"
(143.76mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
2.46"
(62.48mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
6.75"
(171.45mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1909
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
7.26"
(184.40mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
8.63"
(219.20mm)
7.98"
(202.69mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1978 1901
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Ties: 1991
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
9.78"
(248.41mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1977 1901
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2007
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
11.18"
(283.97mm)
11.62"
(295.15mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1901, 1981
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1942
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
14.09"
(357.89mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1978 1901
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Ties: 1899
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
15.56"
(395.22mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1978 1940
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
17.23"
(437.64mm)
17.02"
(432.31mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1978 2021
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
18.30"
(464.82mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1978 2003
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
25.91"
(658.11mm)
26.08"
(662.43mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1978 2003
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
35.02"
(889.51mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
-1.14"
(-28.95mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1978 2003
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1943
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
49.56"
(1,258.82mm)
54.20"
(1,376.68mm)
-4.64"
(-117.86mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1943
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
65.47"
(1,662.94mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
-6.77"
(-171.96mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1987
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
79.50"
(2,019.30mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-10.75"
(-273.05mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/