Barela Lake



Natural body of inland water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
36.5540267°, -104.0091951°
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6732 ft. (2052 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. Barela Lake is covered by the Palo Blanco Mountain, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Lakes

Malpie Lake 5.3 mi
Farr Vega Lake 6.7 mi
Moore Lake 7.5 mi

Nearby Cities

Capulin, NM 13 mi
Des Moines, NM 17 mi
Folsom, NM 21 mi
Grenville, NM 22 mi
Maxwell, NM 30 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Barela Mountain Land 1.3 mi
Favor Man-made 3.2 mi
Castillo Man-made 3.3 mi
Alamo Creek Water 3.3 mi
Alamo 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 DES MOI which is approximately 17 miles away and has an elevation of 6,620 feet (112 feet lower than Barela 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 .43" 45.3° 17.1°
February .48" 49.1° 20.1°
March 1.09" 55.1° 25.6°
April 1.06" 62.8° 32.2°
May 2.25" 70.6° 41.4°
June 2.11" 80.0° 51.1°
July 3.03" 83.6° 56.3°
August 2.94" 81.3° 55.1°
September 1.99" 75.9° 47.7°
October 1.05" 66.4° 36.6°
November .85" 52.9° 24.9°
December .54" 45.6° 18.3°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 68% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

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

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 79% of other locations on record.