Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, December 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1938
1-Month
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1937 1917
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1991
Nov–Dec 1938
2-Month
1.02"
(25.91mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1937 1903
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1991
Oct–Dec 1938
3-Month
1.86"
(47.24mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1917
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1986
Sep–Dec 1938
4-Month
4.89"
(124.21mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1941
Ties: 1961
Aug–Dec 1938
5-Month
5.81"
(147.57mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1941
Jul–Dec 1938
6-Month
8.23"
(209.04mm)
9.04"
(229.62mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1991
Jun–Dec 1938
7-Month
10.37"
(263.40mm)
10.21"
(259.33mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1986
May–Dec 1938
8-Month
10.81"
(274.57mm)
11.25"
(285.75mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1956
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Apr–Dec 1938
9-Month
11.24"
(285.50mm)
12.01"
(305.05mm)
-0.77"
(-19.55mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1936 1956
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Mar–Dec 1938
10-Month
12.08"
(306.83mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1936 1956
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Feb–Dec 1938
11-Month
13.06"
(331.72mm)
13.38"
(339.85mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1936 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Jan–Dec 1938
12-Month
13.70"
(347.98mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1936 1956
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Ties: 1961
Jul 1937–Dec 1938
18-Month
20.57"
(522.48mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1956
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Jan 1937–Dec 1938
24-Month
27.82"
(706.63mm)
28.00"
(711.20mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1941
Jan 1936–Dec 1938
36-Month
40.85"
(1,037.59mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1936 1956
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1986
Jan 1935–Dec 1938
48-Month
55.83"
(1,418.08mm)
55.96"
(1,421.38mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1987
Jan 1934–Dec 1938
60-Month
65.47"
(1,662.94mm)
69.93"
(1,776.22mm)
-4.46"
(-113.28mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/