Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
0.68"
(17.27mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1991
Ties: 1974
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
1.27"
(32.26mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1977 1903
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1991
Ties: 1934, 1939
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
1.73"
(43.94mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1986
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
2.79"
(70.87mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1973 1956
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1941
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
5.53"
(140.46mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1956
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1941
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
7.50"
(190.50mm)
9.04"
(229.62mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1973 1956
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1991
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
9.46"
(240.28mm)
10.21"
(259.33mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1986
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
11.49"
(291.85mm)
11.25"
(285.75mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1941
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
12.06"
(306.32mm)
12.01"
(305.05mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1941
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
12.54"
(318.52mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1941
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
13.10"
(332.74mm)
13.38"
(339.85mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1941
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
14.45"
(367.03mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1941
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
24.37"
(619.00mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1941
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
30.93"
(785.62mm)
28.00"
(711.20mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
44.15"
(1,121.41mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1986
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
55.53"
(1,410.46mm)
55.96"
(1,421.38mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1987
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
68.47"
(1,739.14mm)
69.93"
(1,776.22mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/