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Taos

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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

Taos

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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