Ernst Valley
Part of Big Bend National Park



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

Latitude, Longitude:
29.1948857°, -102.9231361°
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1821 ft. (555 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. Ernst Valley is covered by the Rio Grande Village, TX US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Valleys

Boquillas Canyon 2.5 mi
Arroyo Venado 6.2 mi
Cow Canyon 8.6 mi
Dugout Draw 8.9 mi
San Vincent Canyon 12.0 mi

Nearby Cities

Meadow, TX 289 mi
New Home, TX 292 mi
Wilson, TX 293 mi
Ropesville, TX 295 mi
Sundown, TX 296 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Boquillas Canyon Overlook Man-made 0.1 mi
Boquillas Canyon Trail Man-made 0.5 mi
Ore Terminal Trail Man-made 1.9 mi
Gambusia Spring Water 2.0 mi
Ore Terminal Aerial Tramway Man-made 2.1 mi

Nearby Photos

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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 BOQUILLAS RANGER which is approximately 3 miles away and has an elevation of 1,880 feet (59 feet higher than Ernst Valley). 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" 69.0° 28.0°
February .40" 75.1° 33.2°
March .19" 83.4° 41.2°
April .45" 91.2° 49.5°
May 1.35" 98.6° 61.3°
June 1.34" 103.2° 69.2°
July 1.24" 102.8° 70.7°
August 1.26" 100.9° 68.9°
September 1.18" 96.4° 63.7°
October 1.22" 88.5° 51.6°
November .51" 77.8° 38.8°
December .40" 69.1° 30.3°

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 73% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

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