Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
0.20"
(5.08mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1963 1917
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1991
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
0.39"
(9.91mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1956 1903
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1991
Ties: 1989
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
0.79"
(20.07mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1956 1917
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1986
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
1.73"
(43.94mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
-2.49"
(-63.25mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
3.03"
(76.96mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
-3.67"
(-93.22mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
5.95"
(151.13mm)
9.04"
(229.62mm)
-3.09"
(-78.49mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1991
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
6.76"
(171.70mm)
10.21"
(259.33mm)
-3.45"
(-87.63mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1986
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
7.86"
(199.64mm)
11.25"
(285.75mm)
-3.39"
(-86.11mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
8.44"
(214.38mm)
12.01"
(305.05mm)
-3.57"
(-90.67mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
10.11"
(256.79mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
11.22"
(284.99mm)
13.38"
(339.85mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
12.02"
(305.31mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Ties: 1899
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
25.92"
(658.37mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
28.75"
(730.25mm)
28.00"
(711.20mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
42.17"
(1,071.12mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1986
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
52.55"
(1,334.77mm)
55.96"
(1,421.38mm)
-3.41"
(-86.61mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1987
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
69.20"
(1,757.68mm)
69.93"
(1,776.22mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1988

Citing This Page

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