North McKittrick Canyon
Part of Guadalupe Mountains 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:
31.9828332°, -104.780403°
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5194 ft. (1583 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. North McKittrick Canyon is covered by the Guadalupe Peak, TX US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Midway, NM 93 mi
Roswell, NM 99 mi
Ruidoso Downs, NM 105 mi
Hollywood, NM 105 mi
Ruidoso, NM 107 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Wallace Pratt Lodge Man-made 0.1 mi
Camp Wilderness Ridge Land 1.2 mi
Wilderness Ridge - Shumard Trail Man-made 1.2 mi
Pratt Arch Land 1.9 mi
Permian Reef Trail Man-made 2.0 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 PINE SPRI which is approximately 7 miles away and has an elevation of 5,600 feet (406 feet higher than North McKittrick 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 .47" 52.1° 30.6°
February .69" 55.9° 34.2°
March .39" 62.2° 37.8°
April .42" 69.4° 45.7°
May .91" 77.3° 54.1°
June 1.43" 85.3° 61.0°
July 2.57" 85.1° 62.3°
August 3.08" 83.1° 61.1°
September 2.25" 77.6° 56.4°
October 1.50" 70.3° 48.3°
November 1.13" 59.5° 38.3°
December .83" 53.3° 30.6°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 58% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 78% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

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