Little Horse Mesa



Elevation with a narrow, elongated crest which can be part of a hill or mountain.
See also: Pillars, Ranges, and Summits
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
36.9825235°, -104.3955406°
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8264 ft. (2519 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. Little Horse Mesa is covered by the Raton, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Raton, NM 6 mi
Starkville, CO 12 mi
Trinidad, CO 14 mi
Jansen, CO 14 mi
Cokedale, CO 17 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Raton Weather Station Man-made 0.6 mi
Segerstrom Creek Water 1.1 mi
Lake Maloya Dam Man-made 1.2 mi
Bobblers Knob Land 1.2 mi
Soda Pocket Creek Water 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 LAKE MAL which is approximately 2 miles away and has an elevation of 7,400 feet (864 feet lower than Little Horse Mesa). 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 .91" 40.6° 8.2°
February 1.06" 43.7° 10.8°
March 1.85" 48.8° 17.5°
April 1.98" 55.6° 25.1°
May 2.94" 65.0° 34.8°
June 2.58" 74.3° 42.7°
July 3.52" 78.2° 47.4°
August 3.72" 75.7° 46.6°
September 2.10" 69.5° 39.1°
October 1.51" 60.6° 29.4°
November 1.43" 47.9° 18.5°
December .77" 41.1° 10.5°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 90% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 81% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 68% of other locations on record.