Elk Cienega



Relative level area within a region of greater relief.
See also: Plains
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
33.7325513°, -109.5584223°
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8022 ft. (2445 m.)

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US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Elk Cienega is covered by the Maverick, AZ US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Flats

Y Cienega 0.8 mi
Sheep Cienega 1.4 mi
Pat Cienega 1.6 mi
Willow Cienega 2.7 mi
Odart Cienega 3.0 mi

Nearby Cities

Greer, AZ 20 mi
East Fork, AZ 22 mi
Whiteriver, AZ 24 mi
Fort Apache, AZ 25 mi
Alpine, AZ 25 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Bluff Cienega Creek Water 1.1 mi
Odart Ranch Man-made 2.8 mi
Pacheta Lake Campground Man-made 3.1 mi
Pacheta Lake Water 3.1 mi
Pacheta Dam Man-made 3.2 mi

Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is GR which is approximately 19 miles away and has an elevation of 8,490 feet (468 feet higher than Elk Cienega). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January 1.49" 41.5° 15.7°
February 1.37" 44.0° 17.9°
March 1.58" 48.6° 21.7°
April .90" 56.4° 26.9°
May .91" 65.0° 33.6°
June .94" 74.7° 41.5°
July 3.77" 75.5° 47.5°
August 4.46" 72.4° 46.6°
September 2.48" 68.2° 41.3°
October 2.14" 59.5° 31.8°
November 1.62" 49.1° 22.6°
December 1.53" 42.7° 16.9°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 94% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 61% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 70% of other locations on record.