Rancherias Canyon

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Linear depression in the Earth's surface that generally slopes from one end to the other.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
29.3326893°, -104.0440758°
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Elevation

2510 ft. (765 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. Rancherias Canyon is covered by the Redford SE, TX US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Valleys

Closed Canyon 0.9 mi
Tapado Canyon 3.6 mi
Panther Canyon 4.3 mi
Canyon Colorado 5.0 mi
Canyon Madera 7.9 mi

Nearby Cities

Midway, NM 275 mi
Roswell, NM 282 mi
Ruidoso Downs, NM 291 mi
Hollywood, NM 291 mi
Ruidoso, NM 293 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Closed Canyon Trail Man-made 1.7 mi
Rancherias Canyon Trail Man-made 1.9 mi
Seep Spring Water 3.4 mi
Rancherias Spring Water 4.7 mi
Panther Creek Water 5.2 mi

Nearby Photos

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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 15 miles away and has an elevation of 2,440 feet (70 feet lower than Rancherias 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 .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.