Catfish Tank



Artificially impounded body of water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
33.7084601°, -104.7716705°
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4429 ft. (1350 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. Catfish Tank is covered by the Deep Well, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Reservoirs

Bill Parks Tank 2.7 mi
China Tank 3.0 mi
North Tank 3.0 mi
Gavi Tank 3.3 mi
Rosy Tank 3.3 mi

Nearby Cities

Roswell, NM 26 mi
Midway, NM 34 mi
Dexter, NM 42 mi
Capitan, NM 47 mi
Hagerman, NM 48 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

South Lake Water 0.9 mi
Deep Well Man-made 0.9 mi
Blm Lake Water 1.8 mi
Shearing Shed Well Man-made 2.8 mi
Ridge Well Man-made 3.3 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 19 miles away and has an elevation of 5,400 feet (971 feet higher than Catfish Tank). 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.