Burton Tanks



Artificially impounded body of water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
33.8822299°, -104.5743946°
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4354 ft. (1327 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. Burton Tanks is covered by the Dunlap Sill, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Reservoirs

North Red Tank 0.4 mi
Big Tank 0.9 mi
Walker Tank 2.3 mi
Red Tank 2.6 mi
Tank in the Flat 2.6 mi

Nearby Cities

Roswell, NM 34 mi
Midway, NM 41 mi
Fort Sumner, NM 45 mi
Dexter, NM 49 mi
Lake Sumner, NM 52 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Steel Windmills Man-made 1.2 mi
Rock House Man-made 1.6 mi
Deep Well Man-made 2.2 mi
Martin Ranch Man-made 2.4 mi
Red Windmill Man-made 2.5 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 24 miles away and has an elevation of 5,400 feet (1,046 feet higher than Burton Tanks). 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.