Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
1.19"
(30.23mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1977 1998
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1941
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
1.91"
(48.51mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1978 1996
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1941
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
3.09"
(78.49mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1980 1996
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
3.38"
(85.85mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1977 1972
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1941
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
3.82"
(97.03mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1976 2011
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1941
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
4.06"
(103.12mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1977 2006
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1941
Ties: 1991
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
4.53"
(115.06mm)
5.17"
(131.32mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1976 2006
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1941
Ties: 1912
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
4.92"
(124.97mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1976 1904
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1941
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
7.86"
(199.64mm)
8.01"
(203.45mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1980 1904
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1905
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
10.10"
(256.54mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1977 1974
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1905
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
10.91"
(277.11mm)
12.83"
(325.88mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1974 1904
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1992
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
11.17"
(283.72mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
-2.81"
(-71.37mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1974 2013
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1992
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
16.69"
(423.93mm)
18.53"
(470.66mm)
-1.84"
(-46.73mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
25.47"
(646.94mm)
27.99"
(710.95mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Ties: 1945
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
42.25"
(1,073.15mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1978 2013
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1987
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
56.22"
(1,427.99mm)
55.93"
(1,420.62mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1988
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
68.63"
(1,743.20mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 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/