Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
1.67"
(42.42mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1977 1998
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
1.87"
(47.50mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1996
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1941
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
2.76"
(70.10mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1976 1996
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1941
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
3.64"
(92.46mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 1972
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Ties: 1979
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
4.69"
(119.13mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1977 2011
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
4.95"
(125.73mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1977 2006
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
5.58"
(141.73mm)
5.17"
(131.32mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1977 2006
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
6.37"
(161.80mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1941
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
7.60"
(193.04mm)
8.01"
(203.45mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1905
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
10.64"
(270.26mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1974
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1905
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
13.10"
(332.74mm)
12.83"
(325.88mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1992
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
13.97"
(354.84mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1992
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
17.98"
(456.69mm)
18.53"
(470.66mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1942
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
26.38"
(670.05mm)
27.99"
(710.95mm)
-1.61"
(-40.90mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1942
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
38.62"
(980.95mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-3.35"
(-85.09mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1976 2013
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1987
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
55.11"
(1,399.79mm)
55.93"
(1,420.62mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1977 1957
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1988
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
63.83"
(1,621.28mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
-6.06"
(-153.93mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/