Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, December 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1997
1-Month
1.82"
(46.23mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1996 1917
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1991
Nov–Dec 1997
2-Month
2.64"
(67.06mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1996 1903
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1991
Oct–Dec 1997
3-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1996 1917
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1986
Sep–Dec 1997
4-Month
6.27"
(159.26mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1941
Ties: 2004
Aug–Dec 1997
5-Month
8.79"
(223.27mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1941
Jul–Dec 1997
6-Month
11.36"
(288.54mm)
9.04"
(229.62mm)
2.32"
(58.92mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1991
Jun–Dec 1997
7-Month
13.17"
(334.52mm)
10.21"
(259.33mm)
2.96"
(75.19mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1986
May–Dec 1997
8-Month
14.50"
(368.30mm)
11.25"
(285.75mm)
3.25"
(82.55mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1941
Apr–Dec 1997
9-Month
16.37"
(415.80mm)
12.01"
(305.05mm)
4.36"
(110.75mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1941
Mar–Dec 1997
10-Month
16.59"
(421.39mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
3.86"
(98.05mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1941
Feb–Dec 1997
11-Month
17.53"
(445.26mm)
13.38"
(339.85mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1941
Jan–Dec 1997
12-Month
18.64"
(473.46mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1941
Jul 1996–Dec 1997
18-Month
28.94"
(735.08mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1941
Jan 1996–Dec 1997
24-Month
32.77"
(832.36mm)
28.00"
(711.20mm)
4.77"
(121.16mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1941
Jan 1995–Dec 1997
36-Month
44.51"
(1,130.55mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
2.54"
(64.51mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1986
Jan 1994–Dec 1997
48-Month
58.94"
(1,497.08mm)
55.96"
(1,421.38mm)
2.98"
(75.70mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1987
Jan 1993–Dec 1997
60-Month
73.04"
(1,855.22mm)
69.93"
(1,776.22mm)
3.11"
(79.00mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1988
Ties: 1998

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/