Devils Canyon



Linear depression in the Earth's surface that generally slopes from one end to the other.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
35.8733704°, -104.4055381°
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4918 ft. (1499 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. Devils Canyon is covered by the Alamito, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Valleys

Cañon Alamito 0.9 mi
Cañon Leon 1.4 mi
Cañon Osito 1.7 mi
Cañon Oso 1.8 mi
Cañon las Cuevas 2.0 mi

Nearby Cities

Roy, NM 13 mi
Wagon Mound, NM 19 mi
Mosquero, NM 26 mi
Watrous, NM 33 mi
Springer, NM 35 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Carrizo Creek Water 1.3 mi
Upper Horseshoe Bend Water 1.9 mi
Lower Horseshoe Bend Water 2.5 mi
Thompson Windmill Man-made 2.9 mi
Beaver Creek Water 2.9 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 XNP which is approximately 13 miles away and has an elevation of 5,878 feet (960 feet higher than Devils Canyon). 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 .37" 46.5° 19.2°
February .42" 51.2° 23.6°
March .77" 57.5° 29.3°
April .88" 65.3° 35.5°
May 1.84" 73.6° 45.0°
June 2.02" 82.8° 53.5°
July 2.87" 85.6° 58.5°
August 3.28" 83.5° 57.4°
September 1.71" 77.0° 50.5°
October 1.15" 67.6° 38.5°
November .54" 55.4° 27.8°
December .52" 46.7° 20.5°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 57% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 50% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

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