Kauffman Tank



Artificially impounded body of water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
35.237595°, -103.9940755°
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4898 ft. (1493 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. Kauffman Tank is covered by the Cow Canyon, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Reservoirs

Primo Tank 0.9 mi
Point Tank 2.3 mi
Horton Tank 2.6 mi
Cow Canyon Tank 2.7 mi
Middle Tank 3.0 mi

Nearby Cities

Tucumcari, NM 16 mi
Newkirk, NM 19 mi
Logan, NM 34 mi
Mosquero, NM 37 mi
San Jon, NM 39 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Spring Canyon Windmill Man-made 1.1 mi
Twin Windmills Man-made 1.7 mi
Johnson Rincon Land 2.0 mi
Alamosa Windmill Man-made 2.3 mi
Point Windmill Man-made 2.5 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 CONCHAS which is approximately 15 miles away and has an elevation of 4,244 feet (654 feet lower than Kauffman Tank). 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 .41" 51.8° 21.8°
February .39" 56.9° 26.2°
March .79" 63.8° 33.9°
April .87" 71.1° 42.3°
May 1.64" 80.1° 51.9°
June 2.02" 89.8° 61.0°
July 2.67" 92.9° 65.6°
August 2.64" 90.8° 64.1°
September 1.66" 83.4° 56.5°
October 1.18" 73.9° 44.7°
November .77" 61.0° 32.0°
December .47" 52.1° 23.4°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 85% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 58% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 84% of other locations on record.