Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, May 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1997
1-Month
1.33"
(33.78mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1996 1998
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1941
Apr–May 1997
2-Month
3.20"
(81.28mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1996 1996
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1941
Mar–May 1997
3-Month
3.42"
(86.87mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1996 1996
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1941
Feb–May 1997
4-Month
4.36"
(110.74mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
1.19"
(30.22mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 1972
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1941
Ties: 1914
Jan–May 1997
5-Month
5.47"
(138.94mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1996 2011
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1941
Dec 1996–May 1997
6-Month
5.60"
(142.24mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1996 2006
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1941
Nov 1996–May 1997
7-Month
6.22"
(157.99mm)
5.17"
(131.32mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1996 2006
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Oct 1996–May 1997
8-Month
7.66"
(194.56mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Sep 1996–May 1997
9-Month
9.90"
(251.46mm)
8.01"
(203.45mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1905
Aug 1996–May 1997
10-Month
12.87"
(326.90mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1996 1974
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1905
Jul 1996–May 1997
11-Month
15.77"
(400.56mm)
12.83"
(325.88mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1992
Jun 1996–May 1997
12-Month
18.21"
(462.53mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
4.23"
(107.44mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1996 2013
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1992
Dec 1995–May 1997
18-Month
20.02"
(508.51mm)
18.53"
(470.66mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1996 2013
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1942
Jun 1995–May 1997
24-Month
27.36"
(694.94mm)
27.99"
(710.95mm)
-0.63"
(-16.01mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1996 2013
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Jun 1994–May 1997
36-Month
41.12"
(1,044.45mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1996 2013
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1987
Jun 1993–May 1997
48-Month
55.33"
(1,405.38mm)
55.93"
(1,420.62mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1996 1957
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1988
Ties: 2016
Jun 1992–May 1997
60-Month
69.42"
(1,763.27mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1984 1957
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/