Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, April 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1973
1-Month
0.58"
(14.73mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1915
Ties: 1903
Mar–Apr 1973
2-Month
2.25"
(57.15mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1905
Feb–Apr 1973
3-Month
3.36"
(85.34mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
1.24"
(31.49mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1905
Jan–Apr 1973
4-Month
4.16"
(105.66mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
1.42"
(36.06mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1905
Dec 1972–Apr 1973
5-Month
4.76"
(120.90mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
1.29"
(32.76mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1905
Nov 1972–Apr 1973
6-Month
5.64"
(143.26mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1905
Oct 1972–Apr 1973
7-Month
9.09"
(230.89mm)
5.26"
(133.60mm)
3.83"
(97.29mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Sep 1972–Apr 1973
8-Month
11.78"
(299.21mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1905
Aug 1972–Apr 1973
9-Month
15.56"
(395.22mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
6.12"
(155.44mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1905
Jul 1972–Apr 1973
10-Month
18.06"
(458.72mm)
11.78"
(299.21mm)
6.28"
(159.51mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1905
Jun 1972–Apr 1973
11-Month
19.77"
(502.16mm)
12.94"
(328.68mm)
6.83"
(173.48mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 2021
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1905
May 1972–Apr 1973
12-Month
20.53"
(521.46mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 2021
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Nov 1971–Apr 1973
18-Month
22.89"
(581.41mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
4.75"
(120.65mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
May 1971–Apr 1973
24-Month
33.08"
(840.23mm)
27.99"
(710.95mm)
5.09"
(129.28mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 2013
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1942
May 1970–Apr 1973
36-Month
42.80"
(1,087.12mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1972 2013
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1987
May 1969–Apr 1973
48-Month
58.80"
(1,493.52mm)
55.96"
(1,421.38mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1988
May 1968–Apr 1973
60-Month
70.93"
(1,801.62mm)
69.92"
(1,775.97mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1989
Ties: 2008, 2011

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/