Hatchet Gap



Low point or opening between hills or mountains or in a ridge or mountain range.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
31.721488°, -108.4225431°
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4331 ft. (1320 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. Hatchet Gap is covered by the Big Hatchet Peak, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Gaps

Granite Pass 4.1 mi
Broken Jug Pass 7.8 mi

Nearby Cities

Hachita, NM 15 mi
Playas, NM 15 mi
Windmill, NM 21 mi
Animas, NM 28 mi
Rodeo, NM 37 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Old Hatchet Ranch Man-made 0.5 mi
Worthington Ranch Man-made 0.9 mi
Parkers Ranch Man-made 1.4 mi
Petersons Ranch Man-made 1.6 mi
Upshaw Ranch Man-made 2.5 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 HACH which is approximately 15 miles away and has an elevation of 4,507 feet (176 feet higher than Hatchet Gap). 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 .65" 58.4° 26.8°
February .50" 63.4° 29.6°
March .43" 69.8° 34.0°
April .18" 77.5° 39.5°
May .24" 85.7° 48.3°
June .58" 94.8° 57.7°
July 2.68" 94.0° 63.8°
August 2.20" 91.3° 62.3°
September 1.22" 87.4° 56.2°
October 1.11" 77.7° 44.6°
November .71" 66.0° 33.0°
December 1.12" 57.9° 27.2°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 92% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 70% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 92% of other locations on record.