Horseshoe Bend



Curve in the course of a stream and (or) the land within the curve; a curve in a linear body of water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
36.735865°, -104.8238854°
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6693 ft. (2040 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. Horseshoe Bend is covered by the Dawson, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Cimarron, NM 16 mi
Ute Park, NM 20 mi
Maxwell, NM 21 mi
Raton, NM 24 mi
Segundo, CO 27 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Speilman Canyon Land 0.5 mi
Caliente Canyon Land 1.2 mi
Stout Canyon Land 2.0 mi
Prairie Dog Canyon Land 2.2 mi
Five Dollar Creek Water 2.3 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 MAXWELL 3 NW (RATON) which is approximately 18 miles away and has an elevation of 6,019 feet (674 feet lower than Horseshoe Bend). 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 .28" 45.9° 11.9°
February .23" 51.5° 15.4°
March .58" 57.8° 22.7°
April .68" 64.7° 29.3°
May 2.22" 72.8° 38.7°
June 2.11" 81.6° 46.9°
July 2.38" 85.5° 52.4°
August 3.14" 83.4° 51.3°
September 2.03" 77.4° 44.3°
October 1.04" 68.0° 32.4°
November .57" 55.0° 21.2°
December .25" 46.7° 13.4°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 57% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 72% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

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