Homestead Tank



Artificially impounded body of water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
33.1595183°, -106.9936339°
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4816 ft. (1468 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. Homestead Tank is covered by the Shannon Canyon NW, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Reservoirs

S C S Tank 1.4 mi
Sevenmile Tank 5.6 mi
Sand Tank 6.4 mi
AAA Tank 7.7 mi
Cutter Tank 8.0 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Sanchez Ranch Man-made 1.7 mi
Engle Lake Water 3.2 mi
Cain Ranch Man-made 3.3 mi
Jornado Weather Station Man-made 3.4 mi
Engle Cemetery Man-made 3.6 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 ELEPHANT BUTTE which is approximately 11 miles away and has an elevation of 4,576 feet (240 feet lower than Homestead 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 .42" 53.4° 26.7°
February .30" 59.4° 30.4°
March .32" 66.5° 36.7°
April .15" 74.4° 44.1°
May .48" 83.2° 53.8°
June .72" 92.7° 63.1°
July 1.68" 93.1° 66.7°
August 2.29" 90.0° 64.5°
September 1.58" 84.7° 58.3°
October 1.25" 74.8° 46.8°
November .71" 62.3° 35.0°
December .75" 53.0° 27.3°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 86% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 70% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

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