Boulder Canyon



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

Latitude, Longitude:
32.2367619°, -106.5294374°
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5118 ft. (1560 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. Boulder Canyon is covered by the Bishop Cap, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Valleys

Devils Canyon 1.0 mi
Long Canyon 2.1 mi
Soledad Canyon 3.8 mi
Fox Canyon 3.8 mi
Beasley Canyon 3.8 mi

Nearby Cities

White Sands, NM 10 mi
Mesquite, NM 11 mi
Vado, NM 12 mi
Berino, NM 13 mi
La Mesa, NM 13 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Rattlesnake Ridge Land 1.3 mi
Dripping Spring Ranch Man-made 1.4 mi
Devils Canyon Mine Man-made 1.4 mi
White Spar Man-made 1.7 mi
Devils Canyon Mine Man-made 2.0 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 LA TUNA 1 S which is approximately 19 miles away and has an elevation of 3,800 feet (1,318 feet lower than Boulder 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 .45" 59.6° 29.7°
February .34" 65.8° 33.6°
March .20" 73.2° 38.9°
April .08" 80.7° 45.3°
May .35" 89.0° 54.2°
June .83" 97.2° 63.6°
July 1.47" 97.2° 68.1°
August 2.12" 94.3° 66.7°
September 1.20" 89.6° 61.0°
October .89" 80.5° 49.1°
November .35" 68.0° 37.0°
December .69" 59.1° 30.0°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 96% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 76% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 97% of other locations on record.