Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, August 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1956
1-Month
1.34"
(34.04mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1950 1962
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Jul–Aug 1956
2-Month
3.11"
(78.99mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
-1.71"
(-43.44mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1937 2003
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Jun–Aug 1956
3-Month
3.81"
(96.77mm)
5.98"
(151.89mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1922 1980
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1921
May–Aug 1956
4-Month
4.38"
(111.25mm)
7.03"
(178.56mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1956 2020
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1921
Apr–Aug 1956
5-Month
4.53"
(115.06mm)
7.78"
(197.61mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1956 2020
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Mar–Aug 1956
6-Month
4.59"
(116.59mm)
8.51"
(216.15mm)
-3.92"
(-99.56mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Feb–Aug 1956
7-Month
5.25"
(133.35mm)
9.15"
(232.41mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Jan–Aug 1956
8-Month
5.80"
(147.32mm)
9.77"
(248.16mm)
-3.97"
(-100.84mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Dec 1955–Aug 1956
9-Month
6.11"
(155.19mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
-4.39"
(-111.51mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Nov 1955–Aug 1956
10-Month
6.26"
(159.00mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
-4.90"
(-124.46mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Oct 1955–Aug 1956
11-Month
7.04"
(178.82mm)
12.29"
(312.17mm)
-5.25"
(-133.35mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Sep 1955–Aug 1956
12-Month
8.04"
(204.22mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
-5.95"
(-151.13mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Mar 1955–Aug 1956
18-Month
15.99"
(406.15mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
-6.52"
(-165.60mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1918 2012
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1942
Sep 1954–Aug 1956
24-Month
20.34"
(516.64mm)
28.02"
(711.71mm)
-7.68"
(-195.07mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1954 2012
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1942
Sep 1953–Aug 1956
36-Month
30.20"
(767.08mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-11.77"
(-298.96mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 2013
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1987
Sep 1952–Aug 1956
48-Month
40.22"
(1,021.59mm)
55.94"
(1,420.88mm)
-15.72"
(-399.29mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1987
Sep 1951–Aug 1956
60-Month
51.69"
(1,312.93mm)
69.94"
(1,776.48mm)
-18.25"
(-463.55mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/