Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, August 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1900
1-Month
1.61"
(40.89mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1899 1962
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2006
Ties: 1949, 1983
Jul–Aug 1900
2-Month
3.49"
(88.65mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1900 2003
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2006
Jun–Aug 1900
3-Month
4.64"
(117.86mm)
5.98"
(151.89mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1980
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1921
Ties: 1937
May–Aug 1900
4-Month
6.32"
(160.53mm)
7.03"
(178.56mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1896 2020
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1921
Ties: 2009
Apr–Aug 1900
5-Month
7.82"
(198.63mm)
7.78"
(197.61mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1899 2020
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Mar–Aug 1900
6-Month
8.47"
(215.14mm)
8.51"
(216.15mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1899 2011
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Feb–Aug 1900
7-Month
8.89"
(225.81mm)
9.15"
(232.41mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1899 2011
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Jan–Aug 1900
8-Month
9.47"
(240.54mm)
9.77"
(248.16mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1899 2011
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Dec 1899–Aug 1900
9-Month
10.08"
(256.03mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1899 2011
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Nov 1899–Aug 1900
10-Month
11.14"
(282.96mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
-0.02"
(-0.50mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1899 2011
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Ties: 1995
Oct 1899–Aug 1900
11-Month
11.64"
(295.66mm)
12.29"
(312.17mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1899 2011
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Sep 1899–Aug 1900
12-Month
13.49"
(342.65mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1899 2011
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Mar 1899–Aug 1900
18-Month
20.85"
(529.59mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1900 2012
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1942
Sep 1898–Aug 1900
24-Month
24.23"
(615.44mm)
28.02"
(711.71mm)
-3.79"
(-96.27mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1900 2012
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1942
Sep 1897–Aug 1900
36-Month
41.57"
(1,055.88mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1900 2013
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1987
Sep 1896–Aug 1900
48-Month
60.63"
(1,540.00mm)
55.94"
(1,420.88mm)
4.69"
(119.12mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1899 1956
27th Wettest Wettest to Date 1987
Sep 1895–Aug 1900
60-Month
70.45"
(1,789.43mm)
69.94"
(1,776.48mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1900 1956
56th Wettest Wettest to Date 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/