Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, October 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2002
1-Month
1.62"
(41.15mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2001 1952
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1969
Sep–Oct 2002
2-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2001 1922
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Ties: 1940
Aug–Oct 2002
3-Month
5.21"
(132.33mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2001 1944
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1941
Jul–Oct 2002
4-Month
6.23"
(158.24mm)
6.90"
(175.26mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2001 1900
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1941
Jun–Oct 2002
5-Month
7.10"
(180.34mm)
8.45"
(214.63mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2001 1900
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1941
May–Oct 2002
6-Month
7.67"
(194.82mm)
10.46"
(265.68mm)
-2.79"
(-70.86mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1974 1939
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Apr–Oct 2002
7-Month
8.24"
(209.30mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
-4.06"
(-103.12mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1956 1939
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Mar–Oct 2002
8-Month
9.11"
(231.39mm)
13.82"
(351.03mm)
-4.71"
(-119.64mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Feb–Oct 2002
9-Month
9.59"
(243.59mm)
14.91"
(378.71mm)
-5.32"
(-135.12mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Jan–Oct 2002
10-Month
10.23"
(259.84mm)
15.97"
(405.64mm)
-5.74"
(-145.80mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Dec 2001–Oct 2002
11-Month
10.88"
(276.35mm)
17.04"
(432.82mm)
-6.16"
(-156.47mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Nov 2001–Oct 2002
12-Month
12.08"
(306.83mm)
18.11"
(459.99mm)
-6.03"
(-153.16mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
May 2001–Oct 2002
18-Month
21.81"
(553.97mm)
28.55"
(725.17mm)
-6.74"
(-171.20mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1901 1901
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Nov 2000–Oct 2002
24-Month
28.69"
(728.73mm)
36.22"
(919.99mm)
-7.53"
(-191.26mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1956 2003
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Nov 1999–Oct 2002
36-Month
45.05"
(1,144.27mm)
54.28"
(1,378.71mm)
-9.23"
(-234.44mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1964 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1997
Nov 1998–Oct 2002
48-Month
65.95"
(1,675.13mm)
72.32"
(1,836.93mm)
-6.37"
(-161.80mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Nov 1997–Oct 2002
60-Month
84.84"
(2,154.94mm)
90.35"
(2,294.89mm)
-5.51"
(-139.95mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1979 1956
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/