Presa Rincon



Artificially impounded body of water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
29.8798928°, -104.4338076°
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5407 ft. (1648 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. Presa Rincon is covered by the Chinati Peak, TX US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Reservoirs

Cement Tank 1.2 mi
Presa Viruelas 1.4 mi
Mesa Tank 1.6 mi
Middle Tank 1.6 mi
Presa Chino 1.9 mi

Nearby Cities

Midway, NM 236 mi
Roswell, NM 243 mi
Ruidoso Downs, NM 248 mi
Hollywood, NM 248 mi
Ruidoso, NM 249 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Deck Spring Water 1.6 mi
Ojo Agua Zarca Water 2.0 mi
Chinati Mountains Land 2.5 mi
Cerro Orona Land 2.5 mi
San Antonio Mine Man-made 2.8 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 CANDELA which is approximately 23 miles away and has an elevation of 2,875 feet (2,532 feet lower than Presa Rincon). 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 .32" 66.6° 31.5°
February .32" 73.4° 35.0°
March .20" 81.0° 40.5°
April .38" 88.9° 47.0°
May .74" 96.1° 55.9°
June 1.97" 101.6° 64.7°
July 2.13" 99.9° 67.6°
August 2.46" 97.3° 65.7°
September 2.41" 93.1° 61.1°
October 1.20" 85.6° 50.0°
November .40" 74.2° 37.5°
December .52" 66.8° 31.8°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 98% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 80% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 89% of other locations on record.