Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, December 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1961
1-Month
0.97"
(24.64mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1917
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1991
Ties: 1902
Nov–Dec 1961
2-Month
2.22"
(56.39mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1960 1903
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1991
Oct–Dec 1961
3-Month
3.09"
(78.49mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1958 1917
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1986
Sep–Dec 1961
4-Month
4.89"
(124.21mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1941
Ties: 1938
Aug–Dec 1961
5-Month
7.91"
(200.91mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1941
Ties: 1935
Jul–Dec 1961
6-Month
9.92"
(251.97mm)
9.04"
(229.62mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1991
Ties: 1978
Jun–Dec 1961
7-Month
10.96"
(278.38mm)
10.21"
(259.33mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1986
May–Dec 1961
8-Month
11.30"
(287.02mm)
11.25"
(285.75mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1941
Apr–Dec 1961
9-Month
11.84"
(300.74mm)
12.01"
(305.05mm)
-0.17"
(-4.31mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1941
Mar–Dec 1961
10-Month
12.85"
(326.39mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1941
Feb–Dec 1961
11-Month
13.14"
(333.76mm)
13.38"
(339.85mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1941
Jan–Dec 1961
12-Month
13.70"
(347.98mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1941
Ties: 1938
Jul 1960–Dec 1961
18-Month
23.95"
(608.33mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Jan 1960–Dec 1961
24-Month
28.31"
(719.07mm)
28.00"
(711.20mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1941
Ties: 2000
Jan 1959–Dec 1961
36-Month
41.42"
(1,052.07mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1986
Jan 1958–Dec 1961
48-Month
58.06"
(1,474.72mm)
55.96"
(1,421.38mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1987
Jan 1957–Dec 1961
60-Month
74.13"
(1,882.90mm)
69.93"
(1,776.22mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/