Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
0.57"
(14.48mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1950 1998
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
0.72"
(18.29mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1950 1996
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
0.78"
(19.81mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1950 1996
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
1.44"
(36.58mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1950 1972
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Ties: 1971
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
1.99"
(50.55mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1950 2011
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
2.30"
(58.42mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1950 2006
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
2.45"
(62.23mm)
5.17"
(131.32mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1950 2006
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
3.23"
(82.04mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1950 1904
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Ties: 2000
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
4.23"
(107.44mm)
8.01"
(203.45mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1925 1904
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1905
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
6.65"
(168.91mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
-3.83"
(-97.28mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1954 1974
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1905
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
9.78"
(248.41mm)
12.83"
(325.88mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1954 1904
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1992
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
10.17"
(258.32mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
-3.81"
(-96.77mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1954 2013
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1992
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
13.37"
(339.60mm)
18.53"
(470.66mm)
-5.16"
(-131.06mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1954 2013
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1942
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
21.49"
(545.85mm)
27.99"
(710.95mm)
-6.50"
(-165.10mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1955 2013
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
31.09"
(789.69mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-10.88"
(-276.35mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1954 2013
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1987
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
41.80"
(1,061.72mm)
55.93"
(1,420.62mm)
-14.13"
(-358.90mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1957
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1988
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
52.15"
(1,324.61mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
-17.74"
(-450.60mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1957
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/