Brown Top



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:
34.2484009°, -106.5352924°
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6289 ft. (1917 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. Brown Top is covered by the Sierra Larga North, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Summits

Red Mesa 2.6 mi
U-Butte 4.5 mi
Black Mesa 5.0 mi
Mesa Redonda 5.1 mi
Rayo Hills 5.8 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Patterson Tank Water 0.9 mi
Tom Wright Mill Man-made 2.2 mi
Shores Tank Water 2.5 mi
John Renlods Tank Water 2.8 mi
Lower Marr Tank Water 2.9 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 SOCO which is approximately 23 miles away and has an elevation of 4,585 feet (1,704 feet lower than Brown Top). 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 .34" 53.3° 21.3°
February .36" 60.7° 25.7°
March .39" 68.3° 31.4°
April .34" 76.0° 37.5°
May .52" 83.9° 46.1°
June .64" 92.4° 54.0°
July 1.46" 93.6° 60.1°
August 2.20" 90.7° 58.6°
September 1.65" 85.3° 50.9°
October 1.20" 75.3° 39.0°
November .52" 62.6° 27.9°
December .60" 53.0° 21.9°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 88% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

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

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 95% of other locations on record.