Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, March 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1973
1-Month
1.67"
(42.42mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1905
Feb–Mar 1973
2-Month
2.78"
(70.61mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1905
Jan–Mar 1973
3-Month
3.58"
(90.93mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1905
Dec 1972–Mar 1973
4-Month
4.18"
(106.17mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Nov 1972–Mar 1973
5-Month
5.06"
(128.52mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
1.69"
(42.92mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2005
Ties: 1998
Oct 1972–Mar 1973
6-Month
8.51"
(216.15mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1987
Sep 1972–Mar 1973
7-Month
11.20"
(284.48mm)
6.21"
(157.73mm)
4.99"
(126.75mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1905
Aug 1972–Mar 1973
8-Month
14.98"
(380.49mm)
8.68"
(220.47mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Jul 1972–Mar 1973
9-Month
17.48"
(443.99mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Jun 1972–Mar 1973
10-Month
19.19"
(487.43mm)
12.18"
(309.37mm)
7.01"
(178.06mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1972 2021
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1987
May 1972–Mar 1973
11-Month
19.95"
(506.73mm)
13.25"
(336.55mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 2021
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Apr 1972–Mar 1973
12-Month
19.99"
(507.75mm)
14.01"
(355.85mm)
5.98"
(151.90mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 2021
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Oct 1971–Mar 1973
18-Month
24.05"
(610.87mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
5.53"
(140.46mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Apr 1971–Mar 1973
24-Month
32.99"
(837.95mm)
27.99"
(710.95mm)
5.00"
(127.00mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 2013
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1942
Apr 1970–Mar 1973
36-Month
42.67"
(1,083.82mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1987
Apr 1969–Mar 1973
48-Month
58.95"
(1,497.33mm)
55.95"
(1,421.13mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1988
Apr 1968–Mar 1973
60-Month
70.79"
(1,798.07mm)
69.91"
(1,775.71mm)
0.88"
(22.36mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1989

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/