Carpenter Lake



Natural body of inland water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
34.6634145°, -108.4959273°
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7280 ft. (2219 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. Carpenter Lake is covered by the Chimney Hill, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Lakes

Chimney Lake 4.2 mi
Mantequilla Lake 4.6 mi
La Baca Lake 5.3 mi
Bull Lake 6.7 mi
Peñasco Lakes 7.3 mi

Nearby Cities

Fence Lake, NM 10 mi
Quemado, NM 22 mi
Pinehill, NM 24 mi
Ramah, NM 32 mi
Pie Town, NM 33 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Cerro Blanco Land 3.0 mi
Reed Man-made 3.6 mi
Paz Water Well Man-made 4.0 mi
Paz Well Man-made 4.0 mi
Towners 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 FENCE L which is approximately 10 miles away and has an elevation of 7,055 feet (225 feet lower than Carpenter Lake). 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 .96" 45.3° 15.4°
February .87" 50.2° 19.1°
March 1.19" 56.5° 23.1°
April .67" 65.0° 27.5°
May .53" 74.3° 34.8°
June .57" 84.3° 43.3°
July 2.18" 85.9° 51.3°
August 2.48" 82.7° 50.3°
September 1.52" 77.7° 43.2°
October 1.45" 67.2° 31.8°
November .98" 54.2° 21.4°
December .83" 46.6° 15.6°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 55% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 62% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 87% of other locations on record.