Brillante Windmill



Place at which there is or was human activity; it does not include populated places, mines, and dams.
See also: Dams, Forests, Mines, Parks, and Reserves
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
34.7536564°, -108.23562°
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7382 ft. (2250 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. Brillante Windmill is covered by the Cerro Brillante, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Locales

Julian Windmill 6.1 mi
Luis Well 7.1 mi
Mujeres Camp 7.9 mi
York 10.0 mi
McNab Ranch 10.3 mi

Nearby Cities

Pinehill, NM 20 mi
Fence Lake, NM 26 mi
Ramah, NM 30 mi
San Rafael, NM 32 mi
Quemado, NM 32 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

The Vega Land 0.6 mi
Monte Seco Land 2.0 mi
Cerro Colorada Land 2.2 mi
Laguna Colorada Water 2.8 mi
Cerro Brillante Land 2.9 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 EL MORRO NATL MONUM which is approximately 21 miles away and has an elevation of 7,227 feet (155 feet lower than Brillante Windmill). 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 1.24" 43.6° 14.0°
February .96" 47.9° 19.5°
March 1.30" 54.3° 24.1°
April .80" 63.0° 28.3°
May .78" 72.3° 35.0°
June .61" 82.7° 42.9°
July 1.90" 84.8° 51.1°
August 2.79" 82.0° 50.4°
September 1.56" 76.6° 42.8°
October 1.35" 66.3° 31.6°
November 1.00" 52.8° 21.5°
December 1.01" 45.1° 15.4°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 61% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 66% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 84% of other locations on record.