Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, August 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1950
1-Month
1.08"
(27.43mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1938 1962
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2006
Jul–Aug 1950
2-Month
5.26"
(133.60mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1949 2003
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 2006
Jun–Aug 1950
3-Month
6.52"
(165.61mm)
5.98"
(151.89mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1948 1980
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1921
Ties: 1932
May–Aug 1950
4-Month
6.77"
(171.96mm)
7.03"
(178.56mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1948 2020
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1921
Apr–Aug 1950
5-Month
7.04"
(178.82mm)
7.78"
(197.61mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1948 2020
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Mar–Aug 1950
6-Month
7.21"
(183.13mm)
8.51"
(216.15mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1947 2011
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Feb–Aug 1950
7-Month
7.51"
(190.75mm)
9.15"
(232.41mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1947 2011
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Ties: 1983
Jan–Aug 1950
8-Month
7.78"
(197.61mm)
9.77"
(248.16mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1947 2011
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Ties: 1954
Dec 1949–Aug 1950
9-Month
8.38"
(212.85mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1947 2011
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Nov 1949–Aug 1950
10-Month
8.47"
(215.14mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
-2.69"
(-68.32mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1934 2011
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Oct 1949–Aug 1950
11-Month
9.17"
(232.92mm)
12.29"
(312.17mm)
-3.12"
(-79.25mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1934 2011
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Sep 1949–Aug 1950
12-Month
11.60"
(294.64mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
-2.39"
(-60.71mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1946 2011
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Mar 1949–Aug 1950
18-Month
21.08"
(535.43mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1948 2012
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1942
Sep 1948–Aug 1950
24-Month
26.14"
(663.96mm)
28.02"
(711.71mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1948 2012
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1942
Sep 1947–Aug 1950
36-Month
38.79"
(985.27mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-3.18"
(-80.77mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1948 2013
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1987
Sep 1946–Aug 1950
48-Month
51.13"
(1,298.70mm)
55.94"
(1,420.88mm)
-4.81"
(-122.18mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1949 1956
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1987
Sep 1945–Aug 1950
60-Month
61.97"
(1,574.04mm)
69.94"
(1,776.48mm)
-7.97"
(-202.44mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1948 1956
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/