Cactus Peak



Prominent elevation rising above the surrounding level of the Earth's surface; does not include pillars, ridges, or ranges.
See also: Pillars, Ranges, and Ridges
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
36.6794443°, -108.7445326°
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5531 ft. (1686 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. Cactus Peak is covered by the Sulphur Spring, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Summits

Ship Rock 5.1 mi
Table Mesa 6.0 mi
Barber Peak 6.9 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

12T-628 Water Well Man-made 0.9 mi
112R-78 Spring Water 1.2 mi
Ship Rock Campground Man-made 2.0 mi
SJ-525 Water Well Man-made 2.3 mi
12K-309 Water Well Man-made 2.4 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 SHIPR which is approximately 9 miles away and has an elevation of 4,972 feet (559 feet lower than Cactus Peak). 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 .64" 44.4° 17.0°
February .51" 52.3° 21.9°
March .54" 62.5° 28.2°
April .42" 70.6° 33.9°
May .60" 80.5° 42.9°
June .22" 90.9° 51.1°
July .75" 95.0° 58.0°
August 1.13" 92.2° 57.1°
September .74" 85.3° 47.9°
October .77" 72.7° 35.7°
November .69" 56.4° 25.5°
December .61" 45.4° 17.6°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 93% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

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

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 98% of other locations on record.