Gravel Pit Lakes



Natural body of inland water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
36.5459958°, -105.1352072°
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7536 ft. (2297 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. Gravel Pit Lakes is covered by the Touch-Me-Not Mountain, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Lakes

Lake Aspen 4.7 mi
Lake Doris 4.8 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Maverick Creek Water 0.2 mi
Cimarron Canyon State Park Man-made 1.1 mi
Palisades Sill Historical Marker Man-made 1.2 mi
Cimarron Canyon Land 1.2 mi
Cimarron Canyon Historical Marker Man-made 1.2 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 CIMARRON 4 SW which is approximately 12 miles away and has an elevation of 6,540 feet (996 feet lower than Gravel Pit Lakes). 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 .48" 46.5° 16.2°
February .54" 50.6° 19.3°
March .96" 56.3° 24.6°
April 1.26" 63.3° 30.7°
May 2.13" 71.7° 39.3°
June 2.18" 81.0° 47.5°
July 2.68" 83.6° 51.7°
August 3.47" 80.7° 50.7°
September 2.01" 76.6° 44.0°
October 1.05" 68.1° 33.4°
November .75" 54.8° 23.0°
December .43" 47.8° 17.1°

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 59% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

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