Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, March 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1981
1-Month
1.18"
(29.97mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1905
Feb–Mar 1981
2-Month
1.47"
(37.34mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1972
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1905
Jan–Mar 1981
3-Month
1.91"
(48.51mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
-0.08"
(-2.04mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1972
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1905
Dec 1980–Mar 1981
4-Month
2.15"
(54.61mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1905
Ties: 1929, 1984
Nov 1980–Mar 1981
5-Month
2.62"
(66.55mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2005
Oct 1980–Mar 1981
6-Month
3.01"
(76.45mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1976 1904
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1987
Sep 1980–Mar 1981
7-Month
5.95"
(151.13mm)
6.21"
(157.73mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1904
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1905
Ties: 1930, 2012
Aug 1980–Mar 1981
8-Month
8.19"
(208.03mm)
8.68"
(220.47mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1973
Jul 1980–Mar 1981
9-Month
9.00"
(228.60mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1974 1904
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1973
Jun 1980–Mar 1981
10-Month
9.26"
(235.20mm)
12.18"
(309.37mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1974 2021
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1987
May 1980–Mar 1981
11-Month
10.50"
(266.70mm)
13.25"
(336.55mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1974 2021
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Apr 1980–Mar 1981
12-Month
11.35"
(288.29mm)
14.01"
(355.85mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1974 2021
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Ties: 1953
Oct 1979–Mar 1981
18-Month
15.83"
(402.08mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
-2.69"
(-68.33mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1957
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Apr 1979–Mar 1981
24-Month
26.16"
(664.46mm)
27.99"
(710.95mm)
-1.83"
(-46.49mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Apr 1978–Mar 1981
36-Month
42.21"
(1,072.13mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1987
Apr 1977–Mar 1981
48-Month
56.50"
(1,435.10mm)
55.95"
(1,421.13mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1988
Apr 1976–Mar 1981
60-Month
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
69.91"
(1,775.71mm)
-1.42"
(-36.06mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1989

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 1, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/