Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
0.10"
(2.54mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1976 1917
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1991
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
0.62"
(15.75mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1976 1903
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1991
Ties: 1921, 1976
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
1.91"
(48.51mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1917
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1986
Ties: 1967, 1993
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
3.70"
(93.98mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1979 1956
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1941
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
7.20"
(182.88mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1941
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
10.11"
(256.79mm)
9.04"
(229.62mm)
1.07"
(27.17mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1991
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
11.40"
(289.56mm)
10.21"
(259.33mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1986
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
12.59"
(319.79mm)
11.25"
(285.75mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1941
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
13.31"
(338.07mm)
12.01"
(305.05mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1941
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
14.49"
(368.05mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
1.76"
(44.71mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1941
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
14.78"
(375.41mm)
13.38"
(339.85mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1941
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
15.22"
(386.59mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1941
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
22.31"
(566.67mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
-0.73"
(-18.55mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1941
Ties: 1921, 1924
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
27.41"
(696.21mm)
28.00"
(711.20mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1941
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
41.86"
(1,063.24mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1986
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
58.34"
(1,481.84mm)
55.96"
(1,421.38mm)
2.38"
(60.46mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1987
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
71.56"
(1,817.62mm)
69.93"
(1,776.22mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
49th 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 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/