Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, August 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1959
1-Month
3.62"
(91.95mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1958 1962
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2006
Jul–Aug 1959
2-Month
5.61"
(142.49mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1958 2003
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2006
Jun–Aug 1959
3-Month
6.86"
(174.24mm)
5.98"
(151.89mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1958 1980
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1921
May–Aug 1959
4-Month
8.22"
(208.79mm)
7.03"
(178.56mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1958 2020
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1921
Apr–Aug 1959
5-Month
8.91"
(226.31mm)
7.78"
(197.61mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1958 2020
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1941
Mar–Aug 1959
6-Month
9.12"
(231.65mm)
8.51"
(216.15mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Feb–Aug 1959
7-Month
9.45"
(240.03mm)
9.15"
(232.41mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Jan–Aug 1959
8-Month
9.63"
(244.60mm)
9.77"
(248.16mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Dec 1958–Aug 1959
9-Month
9.85"
(250.19mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Nov 1958–Aug 1959
10-Month
10.33"
(262.38mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Oct 1958–Aug 1959
11-Month
11.80"
(299.72mm)
12.29"
(312.17mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Ties: 1983
Sep 1958–Aug 1959
12-Month
15.01"
(381.25mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
1.02"
(25.90mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1957 2011
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Mar 1958–Aug 1959
18-Month
24.74"
(628.40mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
2.23"
(56.65mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1957 2012
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Sep 1957–Aug 1959
24-Month
30.61"
(777.49mm)
28.02"
(711.71mm)
2.59"
(65.78mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1958 2012
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1942
Sep 1956–Aug 1959
36-Month
43.12"
(1,095.25mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1958 2013
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1987
Sep 1955–Aug 1959
48-Month
51.16"
(1,299.46mm)
55.94"
(1,420.88mm)
-4.78"
(-121.42mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1987
Sep 1954–Aug 1959
60-Month
63.46"
(1,611.88mm)
69.94"
(1,776.48mm)
-6.48"
(-164.60mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
100th 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 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/