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New Mexico 2022: Warmer & Slightly Wetter Than Normal!

**Interactive 2022 Annual Highlights Story Map**

2022 marks the 30th consecutive year with above normal temperatures in New Mexico compared to the long-term statewide average from 1901 to 2000. Precipitation was above normal for the first time since 2017.


New Mexico and Climate Cities at a Glance

2022: Temperature & Precipitation Data For New Mexico, Albuquerque, Clayton and Roswell
(click the link above for a detailed climate summary of temperature and precipitation for NM and these 3 cities)

(Departure from normal for city data is based on a 30-year normal from 1991 to 2020; Rankings based on the period of record (POR) but only years with 10 days or less missing data were included. *asterisk indicates record tied)

New Mexico Statewide Average Temperature & Precipitation Trend Graphics


This year's annual weather and climate review for 2022 is organized into topics which are accessed by the tabs across the top of each page. Other annual summary topics include a video of the year in pictures, the top 5 weather stories of 2022, a summary of the drought status and hydrology program, a recap of the fire weather program, a list of all the records and extremes in Albuquerque, Clayton and Roswell in 2022, a month-to-month recap of the significant weather events across New Mexico, and a review of our 2022 severe weather. All data is considered preliminary until final certification at the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI).