Rio Chamita (aka Little Chama River)



Linear body of water flowing on the Earth's surface.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
36.8577906°, -106.5894796°
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7684 ft. (2342 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. Rio Chamita is covered by the Brazos, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Streams

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Dos Lomas Land 1.0 mi
Water Well 3 Man-made 2.5 mi
M B Ditch Water 2.6 mi
Rabbit Peak Land 3.0 mi
Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad Man-made 3.2 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 CH which is approximately 4 miles away and has an elevation of 7,850 feet (166 feet higher than Rio Chamita). 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 1.98" 37.1° 4.8°
February 1.82" 41.7° 9.4°
March 2.20" 48.3° 16.6°
April 1.50" 56.8° 23.2°
May 1.45" 65.6° 30.6°
June 1.11" 76.4° 37.4°
July 2.14" 80.8° 44.3°
August 2.89" 78.2° 44.3°
September 2.10" 72.0° 36.9°
October 2.12" 61.3° 26.6°
November 1.98" 46.2° 15.7°
December 1.67" 38.2° 7.6°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 82% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 87% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 70% of other locations on record.