Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, August 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1947
1-Month
2.78"
(70.61mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1945 1962
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Ties: 1933, 1986, 2008
Jul–Aug 1947
2-Month
4.02"
(102.11mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1940 2003
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Jun–Aug 1947
3-Month
4.55"
(115.57mm)
5.98"
(151.89mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1936 1980
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1921
May–Aug 1947
4-Month
6.14"
(155.96mm)
7.03"
(178.56mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1945 2020
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1921
Ties: 1976
Apr–Aug 1947
5-Month
6.52"
(165.61mm)
7.78"
(197.61mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1945 2020
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1941
Mar–Aug 1947
6-Month
6.93"
(176.02mm)
8.51"
(216.15mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1945 2011
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1941
Feb–Aug 1947
7-Month
7.14"
(181.36mm)
9.15"
(232.41mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1945 2011
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1941
Jan–Aug 1947
8-Month
7.74"
(196.60mm)
9.77"
(248.16mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1945 2011
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1941
Dec 1946–Aug 1947
9-Month
8.12"
(206.25mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1945 2011
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1941
Nov 1946–Aug 1947
10-Month
8.96"
(227.58mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1946 2011
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Oct 1946–Aug 1947
11-Month
10.43"
(264.92mm)
12.29"
(312.17mm)
-1.86"
(-47.25mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1946 2011
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1941
Sep 1946–Aug 1947
12-Month
12.34"
(313.44mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1946 2011
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1941
Mar 1946–Aug 1947
18-Month
19.66"
(499.36mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1946 2012
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1942
Ties: 1917, 1945
Sep 1945–Aug 1947
24-Month
23.18"
(588.77mm)
28.02"
(711.71mm)
-4.84"
(-122.94mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1946 2012
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1942
Sep 1944–Aug 1947
36-Month
35.36"
(898.14mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-6.61"
(-167.90mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1946 2013
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1987
Ties: 2011
Sep 1943–Aug 1947
48-Month
47.51"
(1,206.75mm)
55.94"
(1,420.88mm)
-8.43"
(-214.13mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1925 1956
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1987
Sep 1942–Aug 1947
60-Month
60.84"
(1,545.34mm)
69.94"
(1,776.48mm)
-9.10"
(-231.14mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 1956
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/