Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Precipitation Rankings, August 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2003
1-Month
1.63"
(41.40mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1983 1962
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2006
Ties: 1953, 1976
Jul–Aug 2003
2-Month
2.41"
(61.21mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
-2.41"
(-61.22mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 2003 2003
128th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2006
Jun–Aug 2003
3-Month
3.67"
(93.22mm)
5.98"
(151.89mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1980
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1921
Ties: 1922
May–Aug 2003
4-Month
4.05"
(102.87mm)
7.03"
(178.56mm)
-2.98"
(-75.69mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 2003 2020
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1921
Apr–Aug 2003
5-Month
4.21"
(106.93mm)
7.78"
(197.61mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 2003 2020
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1941
Mar–Aug 2003
6-Month
4.88"
(123.95mm)
8.51"
(216.15mm)
-3.63"
(-92.20mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1941
Feb–Aug 2003
7-Month
5.95"
(151.13mm)
9.15"
(232.41mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2002 2011
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Jan–Aug 2003
8-Month
6.02"
(152.91mm)
9.77"
(248.16mm)
-3.75"
(-95.25mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1941
Dec 2002–Aug 2003
9-Month
7.19"
(182.63mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
-3.31"
(-84.07mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2002 2011
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Nov 2002–Aug 2003
10-Month
7.75"
(196.85mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
-3.41"
(-86.61mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1964 2011
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1941
Oct 2002–Aug 2003
11-Month
9.29"
(235.97mm)
12.29"
(312.17mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2002 2011
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Sep 2002–Aug 2003
12-Month
11.90"
(302.26mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2002 2011
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Mar 2002–Aug 2003
18-Month
17.46"
(443.48mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
-5.05"
(-128.27mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2002 2012
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Sep 2001–Aug 2003
24-Month
20.81"
(528.57mm)
28.02"
(711.71mm)
-7.21"
(-183.14mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1957 2012
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1942
Ties: 1910
Sep 2000–Aug 2003
36-Month
35.35"
(897.89mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-6.62"
(-168.15mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2002 2013
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1987
Sep 1999–Aug 2003
48-Month
45.82"
(1,163.83mm)
55.94"
(1,420.88mm)
-10.12"
(-257.05mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1957 1956
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1987
Sep 1998–Aug 2003
60-Month
63.65"
(1,616.71mm)
69.94"
(1,776.48mm)
-6.29"
(-159.77mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 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/