Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
0.17"
(4.32mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1970 1928, 2014
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1916
Ties: 1919, 1953, 1964
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
1.27"
(32.26mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1971 2006
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1992
Ties: 1965
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
2.17"
(55.12mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1979, 1992
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
3.91"
(99.31mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1987
Ties: 1908
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
5.92"
(150.37mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
9.00"
(228.60mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
11.52"
(292.61mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
1.86"
(47.25mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1992
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
11.90"
(302.26mm)
10.81"
(274.57mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1987
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
12.36"
(313.94mm)
11.88"
(301.75mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
12.85"
(326.39mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
12.99"
(329.95mm)
13.36"
(339.34mm)
-0.37"
(-9.39mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Ties: 2010
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
13.34"
(338.84mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
18.28"
(464.31mm)
21.31"
(541.27mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1965 1957
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
23.90"
(607.06mm)
27.98"
(710.69mm)
-4.08"
(-103.63mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1965 1957
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
40.16"
(1,020.06mm)
41.96"
(1,065.78mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1987
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
55.93"
(1,420.62mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1988
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
66.25"
(1,682.75mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
-3.64"
(-92.46mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1989

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/