Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
1.22"
(30.99mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1991
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
3.66"
(92.96mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1903
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1991
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
5.01"
(127.25mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
2.46"
(62.48mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1986
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
6.87"
(174.50mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1941
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
8.76"
(222.50mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1941
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
9.92"
(251.97mm)
9.04"
(229.62mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1991
Ties: 1961
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
11.79"
(299.47mm)
10.21"
(259.33mm)
1.58"
(40.14mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1986
Ties: 1985
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
13.46"
(341.88mm)
11.25"
(285.75mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
13.66"
(346.96mm)
12.01"
(305.05mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
14.55"
(369.57mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
15.43"
(391.92mm)
13.38"
(339.85mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
16.48"
(418.59mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
2.49"
(63.24mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
24.89"
(632.21mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1941
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
29.70"
(754.38mm)
28.00"
(711.20mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
41.08"
(1,043.43mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1986
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
54.02"
(1,372.11mm)
55.96"
(1,421.38mm)
-1.94"
(-49.27mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1987
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
68.86"
(1,749.04mm)
69.93"
(1,776.22mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/