Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
0.76"
(19.30mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1998
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
0.80"
(20.32mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1996
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1941
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
0.87"
(22.10mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1967 1996
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1941
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
0.95"
(24.13mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1972
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1941
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
1.12"
(28.45mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2011
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1941
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
2.22"
(56.39mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1971 2006
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
3.12"
(79.25mm)
5.17"
(131.32mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1971 2006
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
4.86"
(123.44mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
6.87"
(174.50mm)
8.01"
(203.45mm)
-1.14"
(-28.95mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1905
Ties: 1966
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
9.95"
(252.73mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1974
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1905
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
12.47"
(316.74mm)
12.83"
(325.88mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1992
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
12.85"
(326.39mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1971 2013
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1992
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
14.79"
(375.67mm)
18.53"
(470.66mm)
-3.74"
(-94.99mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1971 2013
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Ties: 1964
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
22.64"
(575.06mm)
27.99"
(710.95mm)
-5.35"
(-135.89mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1965 2013
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
37.38"
(949.45mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-4.59"
(-116.59mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1967 2013
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1987
Ties: 2002
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
50.47"
(1,281.94mm)
55.93"
(1,420.62mm)
-5.46"
(-138.68mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1967 1957
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1988
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
66.03"
(1,677.16mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
-3.86"
(-98.05mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/