Hunter Mesa



Prominent elevation rising above the surrounding level of the Earth's surface; does not include pillars, ridges, or ranges.
See also: Pillars, Ranges, and Ridges
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
36.8503031°, -104.2799819°
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8071 ft. (2460 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. Hunter Mesa is covered by the Hunter Mesa, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Summits

Meloche Mesa 2.6 mi
Juan Torres Mesa 2.7 mi
Towndrow Peak 3.9 mi
Buckhorn Mesa 4.4 mi
Johnson Mesa 5.0 mi

Nearby Cities

Raton, NM 10 mi
Capulin, NM 18 mi
Folsom, NM 20 mi
Starkville, CO 23 mi
Branson, CO 25 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Salazar Spring Water 0.6 mi
Miller Canyon Land 1.4 mi
Burchet Canyon Land 1.5 mi
Popejoy Man-made 2.7 mi
Hunter Creek Water 3.1 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 RATON FILTER PL which is approximately 10 miles away and has an elevation of 6,932 feet (1,139 feet lower than Hunter 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 .49" 45.1° 17.8°
February .49" 48.3° 20.7°
March 1.01" 53.7° 25.5°
April 1.22" 60.4° 32.3°
May 2.60" 69.0° 41.9°
June 1.98" 78.6° 51.2°
July 2.75" 82.9° 55.2°
August 3.68" 80.2° 54.0°
September 1.64" 74.3° 47.1°
October 1.21" 65.3° 37.0°
November .68" 53.0° 27.0°
December .57" 45.9° 19.8°

Summer High Temps

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

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 54% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 78% of other locations on record.