Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
1.35"
(34.29mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1928, 2014
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1916
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
2.57"
(65.28mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 2006
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1992
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
5.01"
(127.25mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
3.01"
(76.45mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979, 1992
Ties: 1992
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
6.36"
(161.54mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1987
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
8.22"
(208.79mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
10.11"
(256.79mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1942
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
11.27"
(286.26mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
1.61"
(40.90mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1992
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
13.14"
(333.76mm)
10.81"
(274.57mm)
2.33"
(59.19mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1987
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
14.81"
(376.17mm)
11.88"
(301.75mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
15.01"
(381.25mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
2.37"
(60.19mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
15.90"
(403.86mm)
13.36"
(339.34mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
16.78"
(426.21mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
23.78"
(604.01mm)
21.31"
(541.27mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
30.34"
(770.64mm)
27.98"
(710.69mm)
2.36"
(59.95mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
42.25"
(1,073.15mm)
41.96"
(1,065.78mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1987
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
54.63"
(1,387.60mm)
55.93"
(1,420.62mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1988
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
69.31"
(1,760.47mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
-0.58"
(-14.74mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1989

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/