Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, October 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1981
1-Month
1.29"
(32.77mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1952
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1896
Ties: 1944
Sep–Oct 1981
2-Month
3.08"
(78.23mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1956
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1941
Aug–Oct 1981
3-Month
6.58"
(167.13mm)
5.30"
(134.62mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1941
Jul–Oct 1981
4-Month
9.49"
(241.05mm)
7.64"
(194.06mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1980 1922
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1941
Jun–Oct 1981
5-Month
10.78"
(273.81mm)
8.81"
(223.77mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1941
May–Oct 1981
6-Month
11.97"
(304.04mm)
9.86"
(250.44mm)
2.11"
(53.60mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1941
Apr–Oct 1981
7-Month
12.69"
(322.33mm)
10.61"
(269.49mm)
2.08"
(52.84mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Mar–Oct 1981
8-Month
13.87"
(352.30mm)
11.34"
(288.04mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Feb–Oct 1981
9-Month
14.16"
(359.66mm)
11.98"
(304.29mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Jan–Oct 1981
10-Month
14.60"
(370.84mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Dec 1980–Oct 1981
11-Month
14.84"
(376.94mm)
13.33"
(338.58mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Nov 1980–Oct 1981
12-Month
15.31"
(388.87mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1941
May 1980–Oct 1981
18-Month
23.19"
(589.03mm)
23.85"
(605.79mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1941
Nov 1979–Oct 1981
24-Month
28.06"
(712.72mm)
28.00"
(711.20mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Ties: 1970
Nov 1978–Oct 1981
36-Month
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1942
Nov 1977–Oct 1981
48-Month
58.61"
(1,488.69mm)
55.95"
(1,421.13mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1988
Nov 1976–Oct 1981
60-Month
71.56"
(1,817.62mm)
69.92"
(1,775.97mm)
1.64"
(41.65mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/