Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, August 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1990
1-Month
2.86"
(72.64mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1989 1962
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2006
Jul–Aug 1990
2-Month
6.04"
(153.42mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1989 2003
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2006
Jun–Aug 1990
3-Month
6.32"
(160.53mm)
5.98"
(151.89mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1989 1980
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1921
Ties: 1906
May–Aug 1990
4-Month
7.03"
(178.56mm)
7.03"
(178.56mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1989 2020
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1921
Apr–Aug 1990
5-Month
8.10"
(205.74mm)
7.78"
(197.61mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1989 2020
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Mar–Aug 1990
6-Month
8.88"
(225.55mm)
8.51"
(216.15mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1989 2011
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Feb–Aug 1990
7-Month
9.65"
(245.11mm)
9.15"
(232.41mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1989 2011
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Jan–Aug 1990
8-Month
10.32"
(262.13mm)
9.77"
(248.16mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1989 2011
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Dec 1989–Aug 1990
9-Month
10.67"
(271.02mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1989 2011
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Ties: 1960
Nov 1989–Aug 1990
10-Month
10.71"
(272.03mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1989 2011
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Oct 1989–Aug 1990
11-Month
11.54"
(293.12mm)
12.29"
(312.17mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1989 2011
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Sep 1989–Aug 1990
12-Month
12.75"
(323.85mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1989 2011
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Mar 1989–Aug 1990
18-Month
19.99"
(507.75mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
-2.52"
(-64.00mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1976 2012
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1942
Sep 1988–Aug 1990
24-Month
24.96"
(633.98mm)
28.02"
(711.71mm)
-3.06"
(-77.73mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1971 2012
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1942
Sep 1987–Aug 1990
36-Month
40.92"
(1,039.37mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1982 2013
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1987
Sep 1986–Aug 1990
48-Month
60.44"
(1,535.18mm)
55.94"
(1,420.88mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1984 1956
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1987
Sep 1985–Aug 1990
60-Month
79.16"
(2,010.66mm)
69.94"
(1,776.48mm)
9.22"
(234.18mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/