Laughlin Peak



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:
36.6253047°, -104.185535°
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8799 ft. (2682 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. Laughlin Peak is covered by the Mesa Larga, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Summits

Black Hill 0.9 mi
Pine Buttes 3.0 mi
Raspberry Mountain 3.6 mi
The Crater 4.0 mi
Kiowa Mesa 4.2 mi

Nearby Cities

Capulin, NM 13 mi
Maxwell, NM 21 mi
Folsom, NM 21 mi
Des Moines, NM 22 mi
Raton, NM 24 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Jimmy Spring Water 1.7 mi
Cowan Man-made 1.9 mi
Hennegan Man-made 2.0 mi
Jimmy Spring Canyon Land 2.8 mi
Hennegan Man-made 3.3 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 DES MOI which is approximately 21 miles away and has an elevation of 6,620 feet (2,179 feet lower than Laughlin Peak). 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.