Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, April 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1940
1-Month
0.66"
(16.76mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1938 1972
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1915
Mar–Apr 1940
2-Month
1.16"
(29.46mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1936 1972
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1905
Feb–Apr 1940
3-Month
2.32"
(58.93mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1939 1972
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1905
Ties: 1939, 1987
Jan–Apr 1940
4-Month
2.86"
(72.64mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
0.12"
(3.04mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1936 1972
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1905
Dec 1939–Apr 1940
5-Month
3.52"
(89.41mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1938 1904
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1905
Nov 1939–Apr 1940
6-Month
4.13"
(104.90mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1938 1904
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1905
Oct 1939–Apr 1940
7-Month
5.05"
(128.27mm)
5.26"
(133.60mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1938 1904
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1905
Ties: 1913
Sep 1939–Apr 1940
8-Month
6.84"
(173.74mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
-0.12"
(-3.04mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1938 1904
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1905
Ties: 1911, 1938
Aug 1939–Apr 1940
9-Month
8.51"
(216.15mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-0.93"
(-23.63mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1938 1925
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1905
Jul 1939–Apr 1940
10-Month
10.84"
(275.34mm)
11.78"
(299.21mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1938 1904
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1905
Ties: 1984
Jun 1939–Apr 1940
11-Month
11.42"
(290.07mm)
12.94"
(328.68mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1935 2021
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1905
May 1939–Apr 1940
12-Month
12.11"
(307.59mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-1.89"
(-48.01mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1935 2021
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Nov 1938–Apr 1940
18-Month
16.75"
(425.45mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
May 1938–Apr 1940
24-Month
26.54"
(674.12mm)
27.99"
(710.95mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1936 2013
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
May 1937–Apr 1940
36-Month
40.64"
(1,032.26mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1937 2013
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1987
May 1936–Apr 1940
48-Month
54.35"
(1,380.49mm)
55.96"
(1,421.38mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1988
May 1935–Apr 1940
60-Month
68.76"
(1,746.50mm)
69.92"
(1,775.97mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1939 1957
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1989

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/