Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, May 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1996
1-Month
0.19"
(4.83mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1945 1998
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Ties: 1945
Apr–May 1996
2-Month
0.39"
(9.91mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1996 2022
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Ties: 2020
Mar–May 1996
3-Month
0.56"
(14.22mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1996 1996
128th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Feb–May 1996
4-Month
1.01"
(25.65mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-2.16"
(-54.87mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Ties: 2013
Jan–May 1996
5-Month
1.39"
(35.31mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
-2.39"
(-60.70mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1972 2011
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Dec 1995–May 1996
6-Month
1.81"
(45.97mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
-2.71"
(-68.84mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1967 2006
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Ties: 1967
Nov 1995–May 1996
7-Month
2.07"
(52.58mm)
5.17"
(131.32mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1967 2006
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Oct 1995–May 1996
8-Month
2.16"
(54.86mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
-4.14"
(-105.16mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Sep 1995–May 1996
9-Month
4.59"
(116.59mm)
8.01"
(203.45mm)
-3.42"
(-86.86mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1974 1904
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Aug 1995–May 1996
10-Month
6.66"
(169.16mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
-3.82"
(-97.03mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1974 1974
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Jul 1995–May 1996
11-Month
7.99"
(202.95mm)
12.83"
(325.88mm)
-4.84"
(-122.93mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1974 1904
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1992
Jun 1995–May 1996
12-Month
9.15"
(232.41mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
-4.83"
(-122.68mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1974 2013
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1992
Ties: 2002
Dec 1994–May 1996
18-Month
14.15"
(359.41mm)
18.53"
(470.66mm)
-4.38"
(-111.25mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1971 2013
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Jun 1994–May 1996
24-Month
22.91"
(581.91mm)
27.99"
(710.95mm)
-5.08"
(-129.04mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1972 2013
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Jun 1993–May 1996
36-Month
37.12"
(942.85mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-4.85"
(-123.19mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1967 2013
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1987
Jun 1992–May 1996
48-Month
51.21"
(1,300.73mm)
55.93"
(1,420.62mm)
-4.72"
(-119.89mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1957
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1988
Jun 1991–May 1996
60-Month
73.21"
(1,859.53mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
3.32"
(84.32mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1984 1957
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/