Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, October 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1978
1-Month
1.35"
(34.29mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1977 1952
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1896
Sep–Oct 1978
2-Month
3.21"
(81.53mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1941
Aug–Oct 1978
3-Month
5.10"
(129.54mm)
5.30"
(134.62mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1941
Jul–Oct 1978
4-Month
6.26"
(159.00mm)
7.64"
(194.06mm)
-1.38"
(-35.06mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1973 1922
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1941
Jun–Oct 1978
5-Month
8.13"
(206.50mm)
8.81"
(223.77mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1976 1956
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1941
May–Oct 1978
6-Month
9.80"
(248.92mm)
9.86"
(250.44mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1941
Apr–Oct 1978
7-Month
10.00"
(254.00mm)
10.61"
(269.49mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1976 1956
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1941
Mar–Oct 1978
8-Month
10.89"
(276.61mm)
11.34"
(288.04mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1976 1956
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1941
Ties: 1967
Feb–Oct 1978
9-Month
11.77"
(298.96mm)
11.98"
(304.29mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1941
Jan–Oct 1978
10-Month
12.82"
(325.63mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1941
Dec 1977–Oct 1978
11-Month
13.08"
(332.23mm)
13.33"
(338.58mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1941
Nov 1977–Oct 1978
12-Month
13.71"
(348.23mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1941
May 1977–Oct 1978
18-Month
22.99"
(583.95mm)
23.85"
(605.79mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1941
Nov 1976–Oct 1978
24-Month
26.66"
(677.16mm)
28.00"
(711.20mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1942
Nov 1975–Oct 1978
36-Month
38.49"
(977.65mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
-3.49"
(-88.64mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1942
Nov 1974–Oct 1978
48-Month
51.39"
(1,305.31mm)
55.95"
(1,421.13mm)
-4.56"
(-115.82mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1988
Nov 1973–Oct 1978
60-Month
65.59"
(1,665.99mm)
69.92"
(1,775.97mm)
-4.33"
(-109.98mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/