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New Mexico 2023: Warmer & Drier Than Normal!

**Interactive 2023 Story Map**

2023 marks the 31st consecutive year with above normal temperatures in New Mexico compared to the long-term statewide average from 1901 to 2000. Precipitation was below normal like much of the 21st century.


New Mexico and Climate Cities at a Glance

2023: 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 2023 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, a review of the more memorable weather events of 2023, a summary of the drought status and hydrology program, a recap of the fire weather season, a list of all the records and extremes for Albuquerque, Clayton and Roswell in 2023, a month-to-month recap of the significant weather events across New Mexico, and a review of our 2023 severe weather season. All data are considered preliminary until final certification at the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI).