East Plains Tank



Artificially impounded body of water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
33.5374162°, -103.6940143°
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4419 ft. (1347 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. East Plains Tank is covered by the Button Mesa South, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Reservoirs

North Plains Tank 1.6 mi
Plains Tank 1.7 mi
East Sand Tank 2.4 mi
Sand Tanks 3.9 mi
White Tank 4.6 mi

Nearby Cities

Elida, NM 28 mi
Tatum, NM 29 mi
Dora, NM 35 mi
Causey, NM 40 mi
Lovington, NM 46 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Howell Well Man-made 1.0 mi
Cooper Ranch Man-made 1.4 mi
U Bar Ranch Man-made 1.5 mi
12508 Water Well Man-made 1.6 mi
12510 Water Well Man-made 1.6 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 CROSSROADS 2 which is approximately 20 miles away and has an elevation of 4,150 feet (269 feet lower than East Plains Tank). 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 .34" 53.9° 22.1°
February .36" 59.2° 25.4°
March .37" 66.7° 31.5°
April .60" 74.5° 39.8°
May 1.99" 82.6° 49.9°
June 1.97" 90.1° 58.8°
July 2.65" 91.5° 62.2°
August 2.87" 89.2° 61.0°
September 2.18" 82.8° 53.9°
October 1.42" 74.5° 42.6°
November .61" 62.7° 30.8°
December .48" 54.8° 23.0°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 77% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 59% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 83% of other locations on record.