La Cuchilla



Elevation with a narrow, elongated crest which can be part of a hill or mountain.
See also: Ranges and Summits
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
36.1097593°, -105.0511165°
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8064 ft. (2458 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. La Cuchilla is covered by the Ojo Feliz, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Ridges

Cejita 2.9 mi

Nearby Cities

Mora, NM 18 mi
Wagon Mound, NM 20 mi
Watrous, NM 22 mi
Angel Fire, NM 24 mi
Cimarron, NM 29 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Pelon Windmill Man-made 0.7 mi
Cerro Pelon Land 1.1 mi
Cejita Windmill Man-made 1.9 mi
Duran Man-made 2.1 mi
Borrego Windmill Man-made 3.1 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 OCATE 2 NW which is approximately 6 miles away and has an elevation of 7,655 feet (409 feet lower than La Cuchilla). 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 .38" 45.1° 14.3°
February .34" 48.3° 17.6°
March .74" 53.5° 21.4°
April 1.14" 60.8° 27.0°
May 2.08" 69.2° 35.9°
June 2.28" 78.3° 43.3°
July 3.60" 80.7° 48.2°
August 3.83" 78.2° 47.4°
September 2.03" 73.0° 40.9°
October 1.13" 64.1° 30.0°
November .65" 52.5° 20.6°
December .47" 45.9° 14.4°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 83% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 65% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 77% of other locations on record.