Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
2.03"
(51.56mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1978 1998
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
2.60"
(66.04mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1996
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
3.08"
(78.23mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1978 1996
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Ties: 1906
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
3.64"
(92.46mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1978 1972
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1941
Ties: 1978
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
4.99"
(126.75mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
1.21"
(30.74mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 2011
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
6.21"
(157.73mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
1.69"
(42.92mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 2006
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
8.65"
(219.71mm)
5.17"
(131.32mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 2006
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
10.00"
(254.00mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
11.86"
(301.24mm)
8.01"
(203.45mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1905
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
13.75"
(349.25mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1978 1974
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1905
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
14.91"
(378.71mm)
12.83"
(325.88mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1992
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
16.78"
(426.21mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1978 2013
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1992
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
21.73"
(551.94mm)
18.53"
(470.66mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1978 2013
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
30.75"
(781.05mm)
27.99"
(710.95mm)
2.76"
(70.10mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1978 2013
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
43.16"
(1,096.26mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
1.19"
(30.22mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1978 2013
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1987
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
55.40"
(1,407.16mm)
55.93"
(1,420.62mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1988
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
71.89"
(1,826.01mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/