Needle Point



Vertical, standing, often spire-shaped, natural rock formation.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
30.8737604°, -103.7218466°
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4071 ft. (1241 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. Needle Point is covered by the Barrilla Mountains West, TX US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Midway, NM 173 mi
Roswell, NM 180 mi
Meadow, TX 192 mi
Sundown, TX 192 mi
Ropesville, TX 198 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

House Spring Water 0.1 mi
Middle Windmill Man-made 0.4 mi
Apple Spring Water 0.9 mi
Dry Lake Water 1.3 mi
Saddle Back Mountains Land 1.4 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 BALMOR which is approximately 8 miles away and has an elevation of 3,220 feet (851 feet lower than Needle Point). 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 .58" 59.6° 30.1°
February .56" 65.4° 33.2°
March .24" 73.3° 38.6°
April .63" 80.6° 46.3°
May 1.45" 88.4° 55.4°
June 1.24" 94.4° 63.7°
July 1.78" 94.7° 66.4°
August 2.29" 92.4° 65.0°
September 3.08" 86.2° 58.9°
October 1.19" 78.8° 48.6°
November .54" 68.6° 37.3°
December .61" 60.1° 30.6°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 92% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 77% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 87% of other locations on record.