Cerro Chino



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:
30.0779385°, -104.5974215°
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4468 ft. (1362 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. Cerro Chino is covered by the Ruidosa Hot Springs, TX US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Summits

Loma Blanca 2.5 mi
Cerro Pardo 2.6 mi
Cleveland Peak 4.9 mi
El Macho 6.6 mi
Cerro de la Cruz 6.8 mi

Nearby Cities

Midway, NM 222 mi
Roswell, NM 229 mi
Ruidoso Downs, NM 232 mi
Hollywood, NM 232 mi
Ruidoso, NM 234 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Ruidosa Hot Springs Water 2.7 mi
Loma Plata Mine Man-made 2.8 mi
Vizcaino Ranch Man-made 3.3 mi
Chupadera Pila Water 3.4 mi
Arroyo Tinaja Blanca Land 3.5 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 6 miles away and has an elevation of 2,875 feet (1,593 feet lower than Cerro Chino). 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.