Double Tanks



Artificially impounded body of water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
32.441756°, -105.7964383°
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4862 ft. (1482 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. Double Tanks is covered by the Otero Mesa North, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Reservoirs

Road Tanks 1.9 mi
Broke Tanks 2.3 mi
Godfrey Tank 2.7 mi
West Poe Tank 4.2 mi
West Tanks 4.2 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Wildcat Draw Land 1.8 mi
El Paso Draw Land 3.5 mi
Mesa Horse Camp Man-made 3.7 mi
Otero Mesa Land 5.8 mi
Wildcat Canyon Land 6.0 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 WHITE SANDS NATL which is approximately 33 miles away and has an elevation of 3,995 feet (867 feet lower than Double Tanks). 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 .59" 56.4° 21.7°
February .37" 62.2° 25.2°
March .27" 69.8° 30.9°
April .28" 77.7° 38.3°
May .48" 86.9° 48.3°
June .97" 95.8° 57.9°
July 1.34" 96.1° 63.4°
August 2.11" 93.4° 61.1°
September 1.40" 87.9° 53.9°
October 1.08" 78.1° 40.6°
November .60" 64.6° 27.4°
December .84" 55.7° 20.9°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 95% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 56% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 94% of other locations on record.