Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, January 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1980
1-Month
1.10"
(27.94mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1928, 2014
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1916
Dec 1979–Jan 1980
2-Month
1.78"
(45.21mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1978 2006
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1992
Nov 1979–Jan 1980
3-Month
2.37"
(60.20mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979, 1992
Oct 1979–Jan 1980
4-Month
2.83"
(71.88mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1987
Ties: 1948
Sep 1979–Jan 1980
5-Month
3.89"
(98.81mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1974 1957
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1942
Aug 1979–Jan 1980
6-Month
6.63"
(168.40mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1977 1957
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1942
Jul 1979–Jan 1980
7-Month
8.60"
(218.44mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1992
Jun 1979–Jan 1980
8-Month
10.56"
(268.22mm)
10.81"
(274.57mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1987
May 1979–Jan 1980
9-Month
12.59"
(319.79mm)
11.88"
(301.75mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1942
Apr 1979–Jan 1980
10-Month
13.16"
(334.26mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1942
Ties: 1959
Mar 1979–Jan 1980
11-Month
13.64"
(346.46mm)
13.36"
(339.34mm)
0.28"
(7.12mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1942
Ties: 1962
Feb 1979–Jan 1980
12-Month
14.20"
(360.68mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1942
Aug 1978–Jan 1980
18-Month
24.31"
(617.47mm)
21.31"
(541.27mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Feb 1978–Jan 1980
24-Month
30.98"
(786.89mm)
27.98"
(710.69mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1942
Feb 1977–Jan 1980
36-Month
44.54"
(1,131.32mm)
41.96"
(1,065.78mm)
2.58"
(65.54mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1987
Feb 1976–Jan 1980
48-Month
56.45"
(1,433.83mm)
55.93"
(1,420.62mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1988
Feb 1975–Jan 1980
60-Month
68.83"
(1,748.28mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1989

Citing This Page

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