Also Known As: Big Lakes, Bek-i hatso, Pra ga at zo Lake, Pragaatzo, and Prahaatzo.



Natural body of inland water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
36.0019507°, -109.643164°
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5764 ft. (1757 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. Bekihatso is covered by the Toh De Niihe, AZ US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Lakes

Toh De Niihe 6.7 mi
Tolani 7.7 mi

Nearby Cities

Chinle, AZ 12 mi
Nazlini, AZ 13 mi
Cottonwood, AZ 15 mi
Del Muerto, AZ 17 mi
Burnside, AZ 17 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Pine Springs Wash Land 0.6 mi
Bi Keesh Wash Land 4.0 mi
Bis Ii Ah Wash Land 4.2 mi
Sandy Hill Well Man-made 4.5 mi
Tse Ba Ni Zi Ni Wash Land 5.0 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 CANYON DE CHE which is approximately 12 miles away and has an elevation of 5,610 feet (154 feet lower than Bekihatso). 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 .81" 44.4° 19.6°
February .64" 51.7° 24.3°
March .73" 60.9° 30.4°
April .58" 69.8° 36.6°
May .57" 79.2° 45.1°
June .33" 90.0° 53.4°
July 1.09" 93.2° 61.1°
August 1.33" 90.4° 60.2°
September .92" 83.3° 51.0°
October 1.06" 71.1° 38.6°
November .82" 56.0° 28.1°
December .65" 45.4° 19.6°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 87% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 51% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 96% of other locations on record.