Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
1.10"
(27.94mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1972 1998
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Ties: 1911
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
1.68"
(42.67mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1972 1996
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
3.35"
(85.09mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1996
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
4.46"
(113.28mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
1.29"
(32.76mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
5.26"
(133.60mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 2011
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
5.86"
(148.84mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 2006
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
6.74"
(171.20mm)
5.17"
(131.32mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 2006
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
10.19"
(258.83mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
12.88"
(327.15mm)
8.01"
(203.45mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1905
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
16.66"
(423.16mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
6.18"
(156.97mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1974
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
19.16"
(486.66mm)
12.83"
(325.88mm)
6.33"
(160.78mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1992
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
20.87"
(530.10mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 2013
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1992
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
23.09"
(586.49mm)
18.53"
(470.66mm)
4.56"
(115.83mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 2013
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
33.72"
(856.49mm)
27.99"
(710.95mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 2013
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
43.51"
(1,105.15mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1972 2013
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1987
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
58.25"
(1,479.55mm)
55.93"
(1,420.62mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1988
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
71.34"
(1,812.04mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/