Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, August 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1987
1-Month
3.56"
(90.42mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
1.09"
(27.68mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1986 1962
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Jul–Aug 1987
2-Month
4.70"
(119.38mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1985 2003
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2006
Jun–Aug 1987
3-Month
6.33"
(160.78mm)
5.98"
(151.89mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1985 1980
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1921
May–Aug 1987
4-Month
8.09"
(205.49mm)
7.03"
(178.56mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1985 2020
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1921
Apr–Aug 1987
5-Month
8.54"
(216.92mm)
7.78"
(197.61mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1985 2020
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Ties: 2008
Mar–Aug 1987
6-Month
9.08"
(230.63mm)
8.51"
(216.15mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1983 2011
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Ties: 1928
Feb–Aug 1987
7-Month
10.41"
(264.41mm)
9.15"
(232.41mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1985 2011
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Jan–Aug 1987
8-Month
11.30"
(287.02mm)
9.77"
(248.16mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1985 2011
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Dec 1986–Aug 1987
9-Month
12.82"
(325.63mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1986 2011
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Nov 1986–Aug 1987
10-Month
15.25"
(387.35mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
4.09"
(103.89mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1986 2011
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1941
Oct 1986–Aug 1987
11-Month
17.48"
(443.99mm)
12.29"
(312.17mm)
5.19"
(131.82mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1986 2011
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Sep 1986–Aug 1987
12-Month
19.52"
(495.81mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
5.53"
(140.46mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1986 2011
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Mar 1986–Aug 1987
18-Month
30.70"
(779.78mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
8.19"
(208.03mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1986 2012
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Sep 1985–Aug 1987
24-Month
38.24"
(971.30mm)
28.02"
(711.71mm)
10.22"
(259.59mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1986 2012
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Sep 1984–Aug 1987
36-Month
56.17"
(1,426.72mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
14.20"
(360.68mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1986 2013
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1987
Sep 1983–Aug 1987
48-Month
72.69"
(1,846.33mm)
55.94"
(1,420.88mm)
16.75"
(425.45mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1986 1956
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1987
Sep 1982–Aug 1987
60-Month
86.73"
(2,202.94mm)
69.94"
(1,776.48mm)
16.79"
(426.46mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1988

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/