Linwood Canyon



Linear depression in the Earth's surface that generally slopes from one end to the other.
See also: Basins
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
36.9155802°, -104.422486°
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6758 ft. (2060 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. Linwood Canyon is covered by the Raton, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Valleys

Railroad Canyon 1.1 mi
Sugarite Canyon 3.1 mi
Yankee Canyon 3.3 mi
Dillon Canyon 3.4 mi
Coxe Canyon 3.6 mi

Nearby Cities

Raton, NM 1 mi
Starkville, CO 15 mi
Jansen, CO 18 mi
Trinidad, CO 18 mi
Cokedale, CO 19 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Fairmont Cemetery Man-made 0.8 mi
Romero Park Man-made 0.9 mi
Ripley Park Man-made 1.1 mi
Investment Block Man-made 1.2 mi
Saint Johns Methodist Church Cemetery 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 RATON FILTER PL which is approximately 1 miles away and has an elevation of 6,932 feet (174 feet higher than Linwood Canyon). 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.