Buck Springs



Artificially impounded body of water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
33.882683°, -104.6429909°
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4272 ft. (1302 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. Buck Springs is covered by the Mesa, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Reservoirs

Buck Springs Tank 1.5 mi
Roosevelt Tanks 2.7 mi
Wells Tank 2.9 mi
Grage Tank 2.9 mi
Big Tank 3.2 mi

Nearby Cities

Roswell, NM 34 mi
Midway, NM 42 mi
Fort Sumner, NM 47 mi
Dexter, NM 50 mi
Lake Sumner, NM 53 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

West Fork Fivemile Draw Land 1.4 mi
Rock House Man-made 2.5 mi
Martin Ranch Man-made 2.7 mi
J M Lewis Ranch Man-made 3.9 mi
Steel Windmills Man-made 4.2 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 CIRCLE F RA which is approximately 21 miles away and has an elevation of 5,400 feet (1,128 feet higher than Buck Springs). 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 .38" 55.8° 24.5°
February .27" 60.2° 26.3°
March .23" 67.0° 30.9°
April .64" 74.3° 38.0°
May 1.12" 81.1° 46.9°
June 1.14" 90.1° 56.0°
July 2.34" 90.0° 60.7°
August 2.55" 87.3° 59.0°
September 1.96" 82.8° 51.4°
October .79" 74.9° 40.4°
November .53" 64.2° 30.3°
December .32" 55.9° 24.1°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 69% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 64% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 91% of other locations on record.