Laguna Plata



Natural body of inland water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
32.5924325°, -103.7513636°
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3428 ft. (1045 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. Laguna Plata is covered by the Williams Sink, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Lakes

Laguna Gatuna 3.5 mi
Laguna Tonto 4.7 mi
Little Lake 11.0 mi
Hackberry Lake 11.1 mi
Red Lake 12.3 mi

Nearby Cities

Loco Hills, NM 20 mi
Monument, NM 28 mi
Loving, NM 29 mi
La Huerta, NM 29 mi
Carlsbad, NM 30 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Salt Lake Ranch Man-made 1.6 mi
Noranda Prospect Man-made 2.0 mi
Laguna Toston Land 3.2 mi
National Potash Mine Man-made 3.4 mi
National Tailings Man-made 3.4 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 CARLSBAD CAVE which is approximately 11 miles away and has an elevation of 4,405 feet (977 feet higher than Laguna Plata). 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 .42" 55.3° 32.8°
February .49" 59.8° 36.4°
March .26" 66.9° 42.0°
April .53" 74.5° 48.6°
May 1.50" 82.5° 57.4°
June 2.25" 90.0° 63.7°
July 2.10" 90.3° 65.5°
August 2.65" 88.2° 64.7°
September 3.64" 82.1° 59.4°
October 1.28" 74.0° 51.1°
November .55" 63.5° 40.9°
December .57" 56.3° 34.1°

Summer High Temps

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

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 82% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 82% of other locations on record.