Perico Creek (aka West Rita Blanca Creek)



Linear body of water flowing on the Earth's surface.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
36.3580848°, -103.0229859°
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4590 ft. (1399 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. Perico Creek is covered by the Texline South, TX US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Streams

Nearby Cities

Texline, TX 1 mi
Clayton, NM 11 mi
Felt, OK 19 mi
Dalhart, TX 35 mi
Grenville, NM 37 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Texline Cemetery Man-made 1.0 mi
Rita Blanca Ranger Station Man-made 1.4 mi
Rita Blanca Work Center Man-made 1.4 mi
Sand Draw Land 4.9 mi
Higgins Man-made 6.1 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 9 miles away and has an elevation of 4,960 feet (370 feet higher than Perico Creek). 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.