Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, October 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1972
1-Month
3.45"
(87.63mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1971 1952
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Sep–Oct 1972
2-Month
6.14"
(155.96mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
3.31"
(84.08mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Aug–Oct 1972
3-Month
9.92"
(251.97mm)
5.30"
(134.62mm)
4.62"
(117.35mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Jul–Oct 1972
4-Month
12.42"
(315.47mm)
7.64"
(194.06mm)
4.78"
(121.41mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1971 1922
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Jun–Oct 1972
5-Month
14.13"
(358.90mm)
8.81"
(223.77mm)
5.32"
(135.13mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
May–Oct 1972
6-Month
14.89"
(378.21mm)
9.86"
(250.44mm)
5.03"
(127.77mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Apr–Oct 1972
7-Month
14.93"
(379.22mm)
10.61"
(269.49mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Mar–Oct 1972
8-Month
15.00"
(381.00mm)
11.34"
(288.04mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Feb–Oct 1972
9-Month
15.08"
(383.03mm)
11.98"
(304.29mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Jan–Oct 1972
10-Month
15.25"
(387.35mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Dec 1971–Oct 1972
11-Month
16.35"
(415.29mm)
13.33"
(338.58mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Nov 1971–Oct 1972
12-Month
17.25"
(438.15mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Ties: 1906
May 1971–Oct 1972
18-Month
27.44"
(696.98mm)
23.85"
(605.79mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Nov 1970–Oct 1972
24-Month
29.10"
(739.14mm)
28.00"
(711.20mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1942
Nov 1969–Oct 1972
36-Month
40.25"
(1,022.35mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Ties: 1901
Nov 1968–Oct 1972
48-Month
57.16"
(1,451.86mm)
55.95"
(1,421.13mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1988
Nov 1967–Oct 1972
60-Month
70.13"
(1,781.30mm)
69.92"
(1,775.97mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/