Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, August 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1961
1-Month
3.02"
(76.71mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1960 1962
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2006
Jul–Aug 1961
2-Month
5.03"
(127.76mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1960 2003
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2006
Jun–Aug 1961
3-Month
6.07"
(154.18mm)
5.98"
(151.89mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1958 1980
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1921
Ties: 1992
May–Aug 1961
4-Month
6.41"
(162.81mm)
7.03"
(178.56mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1958 2020
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1921
Apr–Aug 1961
5-Month
6.95"
(176.53mm)
7.78"
(197.61mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1956 2020
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1941
Mar–Aug 1961
6-Month
7.96"
(202.18mm)
8.51"
(216.15mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1960 2011
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1941
Feb–Aug 1961
7-Month
8.25"
(209.55mm)
9.15"
(232.41mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1941
Jan–Aug 1961
8-Month
8.81"
(223.77mm)
9.77"
(248.16mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1941
Ties: 1938
Dec 1960–Aug 1961
9-Month
10.15"
(257.81mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1959 2011
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1941
Nov 1960–Aug 1961
10-Month
10.27"
(260.86mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1941
Oct 1960–Aug 1961
11-Month
13.15"
(334.01mm)
12.29"
(312.17mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1960 2011
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Sep 1960–Aug 1961
12-Month
14.08"
(357.63mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1960 2011
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1941
Mar 1960–Aug 1961
18-Month
21.87"
(555.50mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1957 2012
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1942
Sep 1959–Aug 1961
24-Month
26.90"
(683.26mm)
28.02"
(711.71mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1957 2012
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1942
Sep 1958–Aug 1961
36-Month
41.91"
(1,064.51mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1958 2013
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1987
Sep 1957–Aug 1961
48-Month
57.51"
(1,460.75mm)
55.94"
(1,420.88mm)
1.57"
(39.87mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1987
Sep 1956–Aug 1961
60-Month
70.02"
(1,778.51mm)
69.94"
(1,776.48mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/