Datil, New Mexico

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Datil, New Mexico
Census-designated place
Datil is located in New Mexico
Datil
Datil
Location within the state of New Mexico
Coordinates: 34°08′40″N 107°50′39″W / 34.14444°N 107.84417°W / 34.14444; -107.84417Coordinates: 34°08′40″N 107°50′39″W / 34.14444°N 107.84417°W / 34.14444; -107.84417[1]
Country United States
State New Mexico
County Catron
Area
 • Total 1.87 sq mi (4.85 km2)
 • Land 1.87 sq mi (4.84 km2)
 • Water 0.004 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation 7,400 ft (2,300 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 54[2]
 • Density 29/sq mi (11.2/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC)
Area code(s) 575

Datil is a census-designated place in Catron County, New Mexico, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 54.[3] Located at the intersection of U.S. Route 60 and New Mexico State Road 12, Datil is on the edge of the Cibola National Forest. The Very Large Array is also nearby. Rock climbers are attracted to Datil because it holds the Enchanted Tower, a climbing hotspot.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Datil, New Mexico. (1905-1951)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 68
(20)
68
(20)
74
(23)
86
(30)
92
(33)
95
(35)
98
(37)
99
(37)
96
(36)
86
(30)
79
(26)
71
(22)
99
(37)
Average high °F (°C) 44.7
(7.1)
49.1
(9.5)
57.1
(13.9)
63.7
(17.6)
72.0
(22.2)
82.7
(28.2)
83.1
(28.4)
81.9
(27.7)
79.2
(26.2)
68.7
(20.4)
56.9
(13.8)
46.7
(8.2)
65.5
(18.6)
Average low °F (°C) 10.9
(−11.7)
17.8
(−7.9)
21.5
(−5.8)
28.6
(−1.9)
32.0
(0)
41.4
(5.2)
50.2
(10.1)
49.5
(9.7)
40.1
(4.5)
30.1
(−1.1)
18.3
(−7.6)
12.1
(−11.1)
29.4
(−1.4)
Record low °F (°C) −26
(−32)
−21
(−29)
−8
(−22)
5
(−15)
11
(−12)
23
(−5)
31
(−1)
33
(1)
24
(−4)
9
(−13)
−10
(−23)
−18
(−28)
−26
(−32)
Precipitation inches (mm) 0.55
(14)
0.50
(12.7)
0.44
(11.2)
0.53
(13.5)
0.70
(17.8)
0.74
(18.8)
2.30
(58.4)
2.77
(70.4)
1.72
(43.7)
0.85
(21.6)
0.61
(15.5)
0.70
(17.8)
12.42
(315.5)
Snowfall inches (cm) 3.6
(9.1)
8.8
(22.4)
3.0
(7.6)
3.0
(7.6)
0.6
(1.5)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.3
(0.8)
2.3
(5.8)
10.0
(25.4)
31.6
(80.3)
Source: The Western Regional Climate Center[4]

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