Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, August 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1939
1-Month
1.67"
(42.42mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1938 1962
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2006
Jul–Aug 1939
2-Month
4.00"
(101.60mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1938 2003
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2006
Ties: 1904, 2002
Jun–Aug 1939
3-Month
4.58"
(116.33mm)
5.98"
(151.89mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1936 1980
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1921
May–Aug 1939
4-Month
5.27"
(133.86mm)
7.03"
(178.56mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1924 2020
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1921
Apr–Aug 1939
5-Month
6.15"
(156.21mm)
7.78"
(197.61mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1934 2020
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Mar–Aug 1939
6-Month
7.04"
(178.82mm)
8.51"
(216.15mm)
-1.47"
(-37.33mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1936 2011
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Feb–Aug 1939
7-Month
7.59"
(192.79mm)
9.15"
(232.41mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1936 2011
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Ties: 1918
Jan–Aug 1939
8-Month
8.89"
(225.81mm)
9.77"
(248.16mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1938 2011
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Ties: 1998
Dec 1938–Aug 1939
9-Month
9.66"
(245.36mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1938 2011
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Nov 1938–Aug 1939
10-Month
9.91"
(251.71mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1938 2011
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Oct 1938–Aug 1939
11-Month
10.75"
(273.05mm)
12.29"
(312.17mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1938 2011
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Sep 1938–Aug 1939
12-Month
13.78"
(350.01mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1938 2011
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Mar 1938–Aug 1939
18-Month
20.97"
(532.64mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
-1.54"
(-39.11mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1935 2012
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1942
Sep 1937–Aug 1939
24-Month
26.54"
(674.12mm)
28.02"
(711.71mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1936 2012
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1942
Sep 1936–Aug 1939
36-Month
41.25"
(1,047.75mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1938 2013
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1987
Sep 1935–Aug 1939
48-Month
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
55.94"
(1,420.88mm)
-1.73"
(-43.95mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1938 1956
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1987
Sep 1934–Aug 1939
60-Month
67.37"
(1,711.20mm)
69.94"
(1,776.48mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1938 1956
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 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/