Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, December 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1971
1-Month
1.10"
(27.94mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1970 1917
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1991
Ties: 1940
Nov–Dec 1971
2-Month
2.00"
(50.80mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1970 1903
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1991
Oct–Dec 1971
3-Month
3.74"
(95.00mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1970 1917
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1986
Sep–Dec 1971
4-Month
5.75"
(146.05mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Aug–Dec 1971
5-Month
8.83"
(224.28mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Jul–Dec 1971
6-Month
11.35"
(288.29mm)
9.04"
(229.62mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1991
Jun–Dec 1971
7-Month
11.73"
(297.94mm)
10.21"
(259.33mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1986
May–Dec 1971
8-Month
12.19"
(309.63mm)
11.25"
(285.75mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Apr–Dec 1971
9-Month
12.68"
(322.07mm)
12.01"
(305.05mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Mar–Dec 1971
10-Month
12.82"
(325.63mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Feb–Dec 1971
11-Month
13.17"
(334.52mm)
13.38"
(339.85mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Ties: 2013, 2014
Jan–Dec 1971
12-Month
13.42"
(340.87mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Jul 1970–Dec 1971
18-Month
20.56"
(522.22mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
-2.48"
(-63.00mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1964 1956
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Jan 1970–Dec 1971
24-Month
23.80"
(604.52mm)
28.00"
(711.20mm)
-4.20"
(-106.68mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1964 1956
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Jan 1969–Dec 1971
36-Month
40.45"
(1,027.43mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1986
Jan 1968–Dec 1971
48-Month
53.14"
(1,349.76mm)
55.96"
(1,421.38mm)
-2.82"
(-71.62mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1987
Jan 1967–Dec 1971
60-Month
66.19"
(1,681.23mm)
69.93"
(1,776.22mm)
-3.74"
(-94.99mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/