Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, December 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1998
1-Month
0.39"
(9.91mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1996 1917
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1991
Nov–Dec 1998
2-Month
1.12"
(28.45mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1903
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1991
Oct–Dec 1998
3-Month
4.39"
(111.51mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1997 1917
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1986
Sep–Dec 1998
4-Month
5.21"
(132.33mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
0.99"
(25.14mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Aug–Dec 1998
5-Month
7.35"
(186.69mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1995 1956
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Ties: 1983
Jul–Dec 1998
6-Month
10.87"
(276.10mm)
9.04"
(229.62mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1991
Ties: 1929
Jun–Dec 1998
7-Month
11.06"
(280.92mm)
10.21"
(259.33mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1995 1956
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1986
May–Dec 1998
8-Month
11.12"
(282.45mm)
11.25"
(285.75mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1995 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Apr–Dec 1998
9-Month
11.68"
(296.67mm)
12.01"
(305.05mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1995 1956
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Mar–Dec 1998
10-Month
13.14"
(333.76mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1995 1956
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Feb–Dec 1998
11-Month
13.92"
(353.57mm)
13.38"
(339.85mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Jan–Dec 1998
12-Month
14.10"
(358.14mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1995 1956
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Ties: 1993
Jul 1997–Dec 1998
18-Month
25.46"
(646.68mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
2.42"
(61.46mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Jan 1997–Dec 1998
24-Month
32.74"
(831.60mm)
28.00"
(711.20mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Jan 1996–Dec 1998
36-Month
46.87"
(1,190.50mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1997 1956
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1986
Jan 1995–Dec 1998
48-Month
58.61"
(1,488.69mm)
55.96"
(1,421.38mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1987
Jan 1994–Dec 1998
60-Month
73.04"
(1,855.22mm)
69.93"
(1,776.22mm)
3.11"
(79.00mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1956
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1988
Ties: 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/