Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
0.70"
(17.78mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1952 1998
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1941
Ties: 1963, 1964
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
1.32"
(33.53mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1950 1996
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
2.07"
(52.58mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1950 1996
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Ties: 1934
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
2.71"
(68.83mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1972
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
2.88"
(73.15mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1950 2011
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
3.35"
(85.09mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1950 2006
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
4.34"
(110.24mm)
5.17"
(131.32mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1951 2006
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
4.34"
(110.24mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1951 1904
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
5.32"
(135.13mm)
8.01"
(203.45mm)
-2.69"
(-68.32mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1950 1904
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1905
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
7.43"
(188.72mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1951 1974
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1905
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
9.54"
(242.32mm)
12.83"
(325.88mm)
-3.29"
(-83.56mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1925 1904
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1992
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
10.71"
(272.03mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1952 2013
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1992
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
15.26"
(387.60mm)
18.53"
(470.66mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1952 2013
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1942
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
21.06"
(534.92mm)
27.99"
(710.95mm)
-6.93"
(-176.03mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 2013
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
33.71"
(856.23mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-8.26"
(-209.81mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 2013
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1987
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
45.50"
(1,155.70mm)
55.93"
(1,420.62mm)
-10.43"
(-264.92mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 1957
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1988
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
58.59"
(1,488.19mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
-11.30"
(-287.02mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1957
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/