Needle Peak

Summits

Summit

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:
29.4282479°, -103.8101914°
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Elevation

4514 ft. (1376 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. Needle Peak is covered by the The Solitario, TX US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Summits

Eagle Mountain 1.3 mi
The Solitario 1.6 mi
Fresno Peak 1.6 mi
Solitario Peak 3.2 mi
Rincon Mountain 4.0 mi

Nearby Cities

Midway, NM 270 mi
Roswell, NM 277 mi
Meadow, TX 286 mi
Sundown, TX 289 mi
Ruidoso Downs, NM 290 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Burnt Camp Man-made 2.3 mi
Blue Range Land 2.8 mi
Lower Shutup Land 3.3 mi
McGuirks Tanks Water 3.3 mi
Chimney Rock Land 3.3 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 LAJI which is approximately 11 miles away and has an elevation of 2,440 feet (2,074 feet lower than Needle Peak). 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" 69.2° 34.9°
February .28" 76.1° 39.8°
March .13" 83.7° 46.2°
April .29" 91.2° 54.0°
May .95" 97.6° 63.5°
June 1.44" 101.7° 72.3°
July 2.15" 100.6° 73.5°
August 1.28" 98.5° 72.2°
September 1.53" 94.7° 67.6°
October 1.32" 87.3° 56.0°
November .29" 76.9° 42.7°
December .23" 69.4° 35.9°

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 86% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

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