Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, August 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1938
1-Month
0.92"
(23.37mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1962
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2006
Jul–Aug 1938
2-Month
3.34"
(84.84mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1937 2003
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2006
Jun–Aug 1938
3-Month
5.48"
(139.19mm)
5.98"
(151.89mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1937 1980
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1921
Ties: 1928
May–Aug 1938
4-Month
5.92"
(150.37mm)
7.03"
(178.56mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1934 2020
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1921
Apr–Aug 1938
5-Month
6.35"
(161.29mm)
7.78"
(197.61mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1934 2020
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Mar–Aug 1938
6-Month
7.19"
(182.63mm)
8.51"
(216.15mm)
-1.32"
(-33.52mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1936 2011
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Feb–Aug 1938
7-Month
8.17"
(207.52mm)
9.15"
(232.41mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1936 2011
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Jan–Aug 1938
8-Month
8.81"
(223.77mm)
9.77"
(248.16mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1936 2011
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Ties: 1961
Dec 1937–Aug 1938
9-Month
9.42"
(239.27mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1936 2011
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Nov 1937–Aug 1938
10-Month
9.51"
(241.55mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1934 2011
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Oct 1937–Aug 1938
11-Month
10.66"
(270.76mm)
12.29"
(312.17mm)
-1.63"
(-41.41mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1936 2011
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Sep 1937–Aug 1938
12-Month
12.76"
(324.10mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
-1.23"
(-31.25mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1934 2011
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Mar 1937–Aug 1938
18-Month
21.60"
(548.64mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1935 2012
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1942
Sep 1936–Aug 1938
24-Month
27.47"
(697.74mm)
28.02"
(711.71mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1936 2012
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1942
Sep 1935–Aug 1938
36-Month
40.43"
(1,026.92mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1936 2013
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1987
Sep 1934–Aug 1938
48-Month
53.59"
(1,361.19mm)
55.94"
(1,420.88mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1987
Sep 1933–Aug 1938
60-Month
63.96"
(1,624.58mm)
69.94"
(1,776.48mm)
-5.98"
(-151.90mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1926 1956
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/