Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, October 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2020
1-Month
0.62"
(15.75mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2016 1952
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1969
Sep–Oct 2020
2-Month
1.59"
(40.39mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2016 1922
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Ties: 1898
Aug–Oct 2020
3-Month
2.39"
(60.71mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
-2.41"
(-61.21mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1944
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Jul–Oct 2020
4-Month
4.24"
(107.70mm)
6.90"
(175.26mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1978 1900
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Ties: 1934
Jun–Oct 2020
5-Month
5.39"
(136.91mm)
8.45"
(214.63mm)
-3.06"
(-77.72mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1956 1900
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
May–Oct 2020
6-Month
6.46"
(164.08mm)
10.46"
(265.68mm)
-4.00"
(-101.60mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1956 1939
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Apr–Oct 2020
7-Month
7.26"
(184.40mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
-5.04"
(-128.02mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1939
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Mar–Oct 2020
8-Month
8.61"
(218.69mm)
13.82"
(351.03mm)
-5.21"
(-132.34mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Feb–Oct 2020
9-Month
9.70"
(246.38mm)
14.91"
(378.71mm)
-5.21"
(-132.33mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Ties: 1956
Jan–Oct 2020
10-Month
10.42"
(264.67mm)
15.97"
(405.64mm)
-5.55"
(-140.97mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Dec 2019–Oct 2020
11-Month
11.69"
(296.93mm)
17.04"
(432.82mm)
-5.35"
(-135.89mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Nov 2019–Oct 2020
12-Month
12.80"
(325.12mm)
18.11"
(459.99mm)
-5.31"
(-134.87mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
May 2019–Oct 2020
18-Month
22.15"
(562.61mm)
28.55"
(725.17mm)
-6.40"
(-162.56mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1901
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1942
Nov 2018–Oct 2020
24-Month
30.95"
(786.13mm)
36.22"
(919.99mm)
-5.27"
(-133.86mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2012 2003
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1942
Nov 2017–Oct 2020
36-Month
45.21"
(1,148.33mm)
54.28"
(1,378.71mm)
-9.07"
(-230.38mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2003 1956
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1997
Nov 2016–Oct 2020
48-Month
65.77"
(1,670.56mm)
72.32"
(1,836.93mm)
-6.55"
(-166.37mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2004 1956
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1998
Nov 2015–Oct 2020
60-Month
83.44"
(2,119.38mm)
90.35"
(2,294.89mm)
-6.91"
(-175.51mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2005 1956
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/