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Taos, Taos County, New Mexico, 87571, United States (36.40724 -105.57328)

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Name: Taos topographic map, elevation, relief.
Coordinates: 36.35496 -105.60605 36.42347 -105.55629
Minimum elevation: 2,060 m
Maximum elevation: 2,794 m
Average elevation: 2,162 m


The elevation of the town is 6,969 feet (2,124 m). Just north of Taos is Wheeler Peak, at 13,161 feet (4,011 m), the highest point in New Mexico. Taos has a warm-summer humid continental climate (Köppen Dfb), though it borders on a semi-arid climate (BSk) due to the low rainfall. The city is characterized by extreme diurnal variations of temperature. Even when summer days get extremely hot, nights cool off considerably.

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