Leal Canyon



Linear depression in the Earth's surface that generally slopes from one end to the other.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
36.2566975°, -103.5566219°
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5315 ft. (1620 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. Leal Canyon is covered by the Goat Canyon, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Valleys

Jarosito Canyon 0.6 mi
Goat Canyon 2.0 mi
Chavez Canyon 2.2 mi
Tramperos Canyon 9.0 mi
Ute Canyon 10.0 mi

Nearby Cities

Grenville, NM 23 mi
Clayton, NM 25 mi
Texline, TX 31 mi
Des Moines, NM 38 mi
Mosquero, NM 40 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Gardner Reservoir Dam Man-made 0.2 mi
La Morada Cemetery Man-made 1.0 mi
Abbott Creek Water 1.7 mi
Ojo Bonito Cemetery Man-made 2.1 mi
Sanchez Cemetery Man-made 2.6 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 CLAYTON MUNICIPAL AP which is approximately 26 miles away and has an elevation of 4,960 feet (355 feet lower than Leal Canyon). 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 .30" 47.4° 20.3°
February .27" 51.5° 23.7°
March .62" 58.2° 29.2°
April .99" 66.1° 37.2°
May 2.08" 74.2° 46.7°
June 2.21" 83.9° 55.9°
July 2.81" 87.4° 60.2°
August 2.69" 85.1° 59.2°
September 1.56" 77.9° 51.5°
October .74" 68.5° 40.6°
November .54" 55.7° 28.7°
December .32" 48.0° 21.6°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 54% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 54% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

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