Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, December 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1996
1-Month
0.13"
(3.30mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1981 1917
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1991
Ties: 1929, 1956
Nov–Dec 1996
2-Month
0.75"
(19.05mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1995 1903
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1991
Oct–Dec 1996
3-Month
2.19"
(55.63mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1995 1917
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1986
Ties: 1939
Sep–Dec 1996
4-Month
4.43"
(112.52mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1995 1956
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1941
Aug–Dec 1996
5-Month
7.40"
(187.96mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1956
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1941
Jul–Dec 1996
6-Month
10.30"
(261.62mm)
9.04"
(229.62mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1956
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1991
Jun–Dec 1996
7-Month
12.74"
(323.60mm)
10.21"
(259.33mm)
2.53"
(64.27mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1995 1956
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1986
May–Dec 1996
8-Month
12.93"
(328.42mm)
11.25"
(285.75mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1956
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1941
Apr–Dec 1996
9-Month
13.13"
(333.50mm)
12.01"
(305.05mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1995 1956
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1941
Mar–Dec 1996
10-Month
13.30"
(337.82mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1956
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1941
Ties: 1949
Feb–Dec 1996
11-Month
13.75"
(349.25mm)
13.38"
(339.85mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1995 1956
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1941
Jan–Dec 1996
12-Month
14.13"
(358.90mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1995 1956
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1941
Jul 1995–Dec 1996
18-Month
20.73"
(526.54mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
-2.31"
(-58.68mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Jan 1995–Dec 1996
24-Month
25.87"
(657.10mm)
28.00"
(711.20mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Jan 1994–Dec 1996
36-Month
40.30"
(1,023.62mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1995 1956
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1986
Jan 1993–Dec 1996
48-Month
54.40"
(1,381.76mm)
55.96"
(1,421.38mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1987
Jan 1992–Dec 1996
60-Month
69.93"
(1,776.22mm)
69.93"
(1,776.22mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/