Headwater Spring



Place where underground water flows naturally to the surface of the Earth.
See also: Wells
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
33.9929954°, -104.4414863°
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3940 ft. (1201 m.)

Topographic Map

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. Headwater Spring is covered by the Swallow Nest Canyon, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Springs

Nearby Cities

Fort Sumner, NM 35 mi
Roswell, NM 42 mi
Lake Sumner, NM 44 mi
Elida, NM 45 mi
Midway, NM 48 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Swallow Nest Canyon Land 0.9 mi
10382 Water Well Man-made 1.0 mi
Wyly Well Man-made 1.4 mi
10728 Water Well Man-made 1.5 mi
Highwater Well Man-made 1.5 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 YESO 2 S which is approximately 30 miles away and has an elevation of 4,850 feet (910 feet higher than Headwater Spring). 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 .55" 51.9° 22.5°
February .49" 57.0° 25.1°
March .57" 64.9° 29.9°
April .96" 72.0° 36.6°
May 1.23" 79.9° 46.5°
June 1.57" 88.4° 55.4°
July 1.84" 90.2° 60.4°
August 2.64" 87.6° 59.3°
September 1.70" 81.7° 52.6°
October 1.51" 73.1° 42.1°
November .60" 61.1° 31.2°
December .64" 52.4° 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 60% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 86% of other locations on record.