Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
1.36"
(34.54mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1958 1998
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1941
Ties: 1907
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
2.05"
(52.07mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1996
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Ties: 2005
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
2.26"
(57.40mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1956 1996
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
2.59"
(65.79mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1956 1972
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Ties: 1947
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
2.77"
(70.36mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
2.99"
(75.95mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1956 2006
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
3.47"
(88.14mm)
5.17"
(131.32mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1956 2006
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
4.94"
(125.48mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1956 1904
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
8.15"
(207.01mm)
8.01"
(203.45mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1904
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1905
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
10.67"
(271.02mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1957 1974
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1905
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
12.61"
(320.29mm)
12.83"
(325.88mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1904
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1992
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
13.57"
(344.68mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1957 2013
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1992
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
19.57"
(497.08mm)
18.53"
(470.66mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1957 2013
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
30.55"
(775.97mm)
27.99"
(710.95mm)
2.56"
(65.02mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1958 2013
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1942
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
40.07"
(1,017.78mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1958 2013
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1987
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
50.24"
(1,276.10mm)
55.93"
(1,420.62mm)
-5.69"
(-144.52mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1988
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
61.56"
(1,563.62mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
-8.33"
(-211.59mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/