Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, August 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1901
1-Month
1.68"
(42.67mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1900 1962
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2006
Jul–Aug 1901
2-Month
4.16"
(105.66mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1900 2003
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2006
Jun–Aug 1901
3-Month
4.51"
(114.55mm)
5.98"
(151.89mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1980
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1921
May–Aug 1901
4-Month
6.20"
(157.48mm)
7.03"
(178.56mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1896 2020
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1921
Apr–Aug 1901
5-Month
7.10"
(180.34mm)
7.78"
(197.61mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1899 2020
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1941
Ties: 1943
Mar–Aug 1901
6-Month
7.44"
(188.98mm)
8.51"
(216.15mm)
-1.07"
(-27.17mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1899 2011
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1941
Feb–Aug 1901
7-Month
8.46"
(214.88mm)
9.15"
(232.41mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1899 2011
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1941
Ties: 1952
Jan–Aug 1901
8-Month
8.95"
(227.33mm)
9.77"
(248.16mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1899 2011
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1941
Dec 1900–Aug 1901
9-Month
9.20"
(233.68mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1899 2011
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1941
Nov 1900–Aug 1901
10-Month
9.67"
(245.62mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
-1.49"
(-37.84mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1896 2011
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1941
Oct 1900–Aug 1901
11-Month
10.74"
(272.80mm)
12.29"
(312.17mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1899 2011
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1941
Sep 1900–Aug 1901
12-Month
14.30"
(363.22mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1900 2011
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Mar 1900–Aug 1901
18-Month
22.77"
(578.36mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1900 2012
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
Sep 1899–Aug 1901
24-Month
27.79"
(705.87mm)
28.02"
(711.71mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1900 2012
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1942
Sep 1898–Aug 1901
36-Month
38.53"
(978.66mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-3.44"
(-87.38mm)
38th Driest Driest to Date 2013
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1987
Sep 1897–Aug 1901
48-Month
55.87"
(1,419.10mm)
55.94"
(1,420.88mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
67th Driest Driest to Date 1956
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1987
Sep 1896–Aug 1901
60-Month
74.93"
(1,903.22mm)
69.94"
(1,776.48mm)
4.99"
(126.74mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1900 1956
26th Wettest Wettest to Date 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/