Fort Union National Monument

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Park

Place or area set aside for recreation or preservation of a cultural or natural resource and under some form of government administration; not including National or State forests or Reserves.
See also: Dams, Locales, Mines, and Reserves
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
35.9070059°, -105.0145186°
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Elevation

6781 ft. (2067 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. Fort Union National Monument is covered by the Fort Union, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Watrous, NM 8 mi
Mora, NM 18 mi
Wagon Mound, NM 19 mi
Las Vegas, NM 25 mi
Gabaldon, NM 34 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Fort Union (historical) Man-made 0.2 mi
Fort Union Cemetery Man-made 1.5 mi
Fort Union Ranch Man-made 2.0 mi
Wheeler Lake Water 2.4 mi
Higgins Canyon Land 2.7 mi

Popular Points of Interest in Fort Union National Monument

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 VALM which is approximately 8 miles away and has an elevation of 6,312 feet (469 feet lower than Fort Union National Monument). 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" 48.7° 13.7°
February .42" 52.6° 17.2°
March .81" 58.0° 23.4°
April 1.01" 64.2° 29.3°
May 2.08" 72.7° 38.8°
June 1.91" 82.0° 46.7°
July 3.36" 85.2° 52.3°
August 3.23" 82.9° 51.0°
September 2.10" 77.3° 43.6°
October 1.17" 68.8° 32.0°
November .76" 57.4° 21.8°
December .58" 49.7° 14.4°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 59% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 67% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 79% of other locations on record.