Alto Well



Manmade shaft or hole in the Earth's surface used to obtain fluid or gaseous materials.
See also: Springs
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
33.1175961°, -105.2380376°
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6289 ft. (1917 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. Alto Well is covered by the Loco Canyon, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Wells

Luis Well 1.6 mi
Chivo Well 2.1 mi
Pine Tree Well 2.7 mi
Middle Well 3.1 mi
Upper Loco Well 4.0 mi

Nearby Cities

Mayhill, NM 21 mi
Ruidoso Downs, NM 26 mi
Hollywood, NM 27 mi
Weed, NM 27 mi
Ruidoso, NM 29 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Clements Ranch Man-made 2.2 mi
Whitetail Canyon Land 2.6 mi
Rosendo Windmill Man-made 2.7 mi
Burro Lake Water 3.3 mi
Indian Canyon Land 3.4 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 ELK 2 E which is approximately 13 miles away and has an elevation of 5,750 feet (539 feet lower than Alto Well). 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 .60" 52.5° 21.4°
February .47" 56.5° 23.9°
March .36" 62.4° 28.4°
April .51" 69.1° 34.3°
May 1.10" 76.4° 42.5°
June 2.24" 83.4° 50.8°
July 2.52" 82.6° 55.4°
August 3.55" 80.6° 54.6°
September 3.03" 76.1° 47.9°
October 1.42" 69.4° 37.2°
November .64" 59.9° 27.0°
December .79" 53.4° 21.4°

Summer High Temps

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

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 57% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 80% of other locations on record.