Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, December 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2002
1-Month
1.17"
(29.72mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1917
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1991
Nov–Dec 2002
2-Month
1.73"
(43.94mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2001 1903
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1991
Oct–Dec 2002
3-Month
3.27"
(83.06mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1917
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1986
Ties: 1940
Sep–Dec 2002
4-Month
5.88"
(149.35mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2001 1956
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Ties: 2013
Aug–Dec 2002
5-Month
7.63"
(193.80mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1956
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Ties: 2018
Jul–Dec 2002
6-Month
9.88"
(250.95mm)
9.04"
(229.62mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1956
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1991
Jun–Dec 2002
7-Month
10.61"
(269.49mm)
10.21"
(259.33mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2001 1956
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1986
May–Dec 2002
8-Month
10.75"
(273.05mm)
11.25"
(285.75mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2001 1956
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1941
Apr–Dec 2002
9-Month
11.01"
(279.65mm)
12.01"
(305.05mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2001 1956
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1941
Ties: 1962
Mar–Dec 2002
10-Month
11.44"
(290.58mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2001 1956
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1941
Ties: 1936, 1962
Feb–Dec 2002
11-Month
11.77"
(298.96mm)
13.38"
(339.85mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1956
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1941
Jan–Dec 2002
12-Month
12.29"
(312.17mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2001 1956
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1941
Jul 2001–Dec 2002
18-Month
18.96"
(481.58mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
-4.08"
(-103.64mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1964 1956
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Jan 2001–Dec 2002
24-Month
24.11"
(612.39mm)
28.00"
(711.20mm)
-3.89"
(-98.81mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Jan 2000–Dec 2002
36-Month
37.47"
(951.74mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-4.50"
(-114.30mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1956
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1986
Jan 1999–Dec 2002
48-Month
52.42"
(1,331.47mm)
55.96"
(1,421.38mm)
-3.54"
(-89.91mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1987
Jan 1998–Dec 2002
60-Month
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
69.93"
(1,776.22mm)
-3.41"
(-86.61mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/