Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
1.86"
(47.24mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1939 1998
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
2.52"
(64.01mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1939 1996
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
3.02"
(76.71mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1939 1996
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
4.18"
(106.17mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1972
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
4.72"
(119.89mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1939 2011
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
5.38"
(136.65mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1939 2006
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
5.99"
(152.15mm)
5.17"
(131.32mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1939 2006
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
6.91"
(175.51mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1939 1904
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
8.70"
(220.98mm)
8.01"
(203.45mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1938 1904
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1905
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
10.37"
(263.40mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1939 1974
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1905
Ties: 1980
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
12.70"
(322.58mm)
12.83"
(325.88mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1939 1904
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1992
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
13.28"
(337.31mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1938 2013
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1992
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
18.36"
(466.34mm)
18.53"
(470.66mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1938 2013
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
27.96"
(710.18mm)
27.99"
(710.95mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1939 2013
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1942
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
39.88"
(1,012.95mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1936 2013
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1987
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
54.48"
(1,383.79mm)
55.93"
(1,420.62mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1988
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
68.48"
(1,739.39mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1939 1957
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/