Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, May 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2018
1-Month
0.47"
(11.94mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2013 1998
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1941
Ties: 2010
Apr–May 2018
2-Month
0.62"
(15.75mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2013 1996
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1941
Ties: 1998
Mar–May 2018
3-Month
0.89"
(22.61mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
-1.64"
(-41.65mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2013 1996
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1941
Feb–May 2018
4-Month
1.63"
(41.40mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2013 1972
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1941
Jan–May 2018
5-Month
1.79"
(45.47mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
-1.99"
(-50.54mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2013 2011
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1941
Dec 2017–May 2018
6-Month
1.90"
(48.26mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2011 2006
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1941
Nov 2017–May 2018
7-Month
2.01"
(51.05mm)
5.17"
(131.32mm)
-3.16"
(-80.27mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2011 2006
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1941
Oct 2017–May 2018
8-Month
3.08"
(78.23mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2013 1904
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1941
Sep 2017–May 2018
9-Month
5.50"
(139.70mm)
8.01"
(203.45mm)
-2.51"
(-63.75mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1904
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1905
Ties: 1964
Aug 2017–May 2018
10-Month
8.48"
(215.39mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2013 1974
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1905
Jul 2017–May 2018
11-Month
11.13"
(282.70mm)
12.83"
(325.88mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1904
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1992
Jun 2017–May 2018
12-Month
12.07"
(306.58mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2013 2013
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1992
Dec 2016–May 2018
18-Month
17.70"
(449.58mm)
18.53"
(470.66mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2014 2013
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1942
Jun 2016–May 2018
24-Month
26.70"
(678.18mm)
27.99"
(710.95mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2014 2013
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1942
Jun 2015–May 2018
36-Month
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2015 2013
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1987
Jun 2014–May 2018
48-Month
59.96"
(1,522.98mm)
55.93"
(1,420.62mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1988
Jun 2013–May 2018
60-Month
74.22"
(1,885.19mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/