Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
0.06"
(1.52mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1998 1998
128th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
0.62"
(15.75mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1996 2022
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Ties: 2018
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
2.08"
(52.83mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1996 1996
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Ties: 1976, 2000
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
2.86"
(72.64mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1996 1972
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Ties: 1993
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
3.04"
(77.22mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1996 2011
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Ties: 1924
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
4.86"
(123.44mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1996 2006
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
5.68"
(144.27mm)
5.17"
(131.32mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1996 2006
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
6.64"
(168.66mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Ties: 2020
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
9.31"
(236.47mm)
8.01"
(203.45mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1905
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
11.83"
(300.48mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1996 1974
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1905
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
14.40"
(365.76mm)
12.83"
(325.88mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1992
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
16.21"
(411.73mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1996 2013
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1992
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
21.81"
(553.97mm)
18.53"
(470.66mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1997 2013
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1942
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
34.42"
(874.27mm)
27.99"
(710.95mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1997 2013
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1942
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1997 2013
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1987
Ties: 1960
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
57.33"
(1,456.18mm)
55.93"
(1,420.62mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1988
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
71.54"
(1,817.12mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 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/