Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, August 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1998
1-Month
2.14"
(54.36mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1995 1962
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2006
Jul–Aug 1998
2-Month
5.66"
(143.76mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1997 2003
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2006
Jun–Aug 1998
3-Month
5.85"
(148.59mm)
5.98"
(151.89mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1980
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1921
Ties: 1963
May–Aug 1998
4-Month
5.91"
(150.11mm)
7.03"
(178.56mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1995 2020
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1921
Apr–Aug 1998
5-Month
6.47"
(164.34mm)
7.78"
(197.61mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1995 2020
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Mar–Aug 1998
6-Month
7.93"
(201.42mm)
8.51"
(216.15mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1995 2011
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Feb–Aug 1998
7-Month
8.71"
(221.23mm)
9.15"
(232.41mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1995 2011
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Jan–Aug 1998
8-Month
8.89"
(225.81mm)
9.77"
(248.16mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1995 2011
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Ties: 1939
Dec 1997–Aug 1998
9-Month
10.71"
(272.03mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1996 2011
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Nov 1997–Aug 1998
10-Month
11.53"
(292.86mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1996 2011
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Oct 1997–Aug 1998
11-Month
12.49"
(317.25mm)
12.29"
(312.17mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1996 2011
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Sep 1997–Aug 1998
12-Month
15.16"
(385.06mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
1.17"
(29.71mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1996 2011
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Mar 1997–Aug 1998
18-Month
25.48"
(647.19mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1996 2012
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1942
Ties: 1927
Sep 1996–Aug 1998
24-Month
31.96"
(811.78mm)
28.02"
(711.71mm)
3.94"
(100.07mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1997 2012
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1942
Sep 1995–Aug 1998
36-Month
44.86"
(1,139.44mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
2.89"
(73.40mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1997 2013
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1987
Sep 1994–Aug 1998
48-Month
58.76"
(1,492.50mm)
55.94"
(1,420.88mm)
2.82"
(71.62mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1997 1956
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1987
Sep 1993–Aug 1998
60-Month
70.48"
(1,790.19mm)
69.94"
(1,776.48mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1997 1956
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/