Cuesta Blanca



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:
29.3057534°, -103.5637954°
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2835 ft. (864 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. Cuesta Blanca is covered by the Terlingua, TX US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Summits

Study Butte 2.3 mi
Cigar Mountain 2.4 mi
Bee Mountain 2.9 mi
Leon Mountain 3.1 mi
Maverick Mountain 3.2 mi

Nearby Cities

Midway, NM 281 mi
Roswell, NM 288 mi
Meadow, TX 290 mi
Sundown, TX 294 mi
New Home, TX 294 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Rough Run Water 1.2 mi
Dawson Creek Water 1.6 mi
Bens Hole Creek Water 1.6 mi
Dark Canyon Creek Water 1.8 mi
Maverick Spring Water 2.7 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 CASTO which is approximately 12 miles away and has an elevation of 2,169 feet (666 feet lower than Cuesta Blanca). 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" 67.7° 33.6°
February .33" 74.7° 39.6°
March .19" 83.3° 47.6°
April .43" 91.0° 55.8°
May .88" 99.1° 65.6°
June 1.39" 103.4° 71.8°
July 1.40" 102.3° 73.8°
August 1.51" 100.4° 72.5°
September 1.50" 95.9° 67.5°
October 1.16" 87.8° 56.5°
November .40" 76.9° 43.4°
December .31" 68.4° 35.3°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 99% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 84% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

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