Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, August 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1942
1-Month
3.35"
(85.09mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1941 1962
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2006
Jul–Aug 1942
2-Month
4.77"
(121.16mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1940 2003
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2006
Jun–Aug 1942
3-Month
5.51"
(139.95mm)
5.98"
(151.89mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1940 1980
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1921
Ties: 2016
May–Aug 1942
4-Month
5.74"
(145.80mm)
7.03"
(178.56mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1939 2020
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1921
Apr–Aug 1942
5-Month
8.17"
(207.52mm)
7.78"
(197.61mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1940 2020
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Mar–Aug 1942
6-Month
8.62"
(218.95mm)
8.51"
(216.15mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1940 2011
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Feb–Aug 1942
7-Month
9.16"
(232.66mm)
9.15"
(232.41mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1939 2011
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Jan–Aug 1942
8-Month
9.43"
(239.52mm)
9.77"
(248.16mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1939 2011
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Dec 1941–Aug 1942
9-Month
10.25"
(260.35mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1939 2011
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Nov 1941–Aug 1942
10-Month
10.66"
(270.76mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1939 2011
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Ties: 1933
Oct 1941–Aug 1942
11-Month
13.56"
(344.42mm)
12.29"
(312.17mm)
1.27"
(32.25mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1940 2011
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Sep 1941–Aug 1942
12-Month
19.04"
(483.62mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1940 2011
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Mar 1941–Aug 1942
18-Month
33.87"
(860.30mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
11.36"
(288.55mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1941 2012
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Sep 1940–Aug 1942
24-Month
40.71"
(1,034.03mm)
28.02"
(711.71mm)
12.69"
(322.32mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1941 2012
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Sep 1939–Aug 1942
36-Month
54.48"
(1,383.79mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
12.51"
(317.75mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1941 2013
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1987
Sep 1938–Aug 1942
48-Month
68.26"
(1,733.80mm)
55.94"
(1,420.88mm)
12.32"
(312.92mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1941 1956
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1987
Sep 1937–Aug 1942
60-Month
81.02"
(2,057.91mm)
69.94"
(1,776.48mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1941 1956
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/