Climate, Global Warming, and Daylight Charts and Data

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Global Warming/Climate Change for CARLSBAD CAVERNS, New Mexico, USA

One predicted temperature increase is
between 3°C and 5°C (5.4°F and 9.0°F).
See About the Global Warming Data for more information about this prediction.

climate chart for CARLSBAD CAVERNS, NM
Daylight chart for {A['location']}, New Mexico, USA

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Explanation, Data Sources, Background and Discussion.

Data for CARLSBAD CAVERNS, New Mexico, USA

NOAA Station Id: NM291480 Latitude: 32°32'05N Longitude: 103°56'12W Elevation: 4405'

Sunrise and Sunset Data

The yellow section shows when the sun is up, and how this changes over the year. Use the time-of-day scales, on the left and right, and the month scale on the top and bottom, to tell approximately when sunrise and sunset occur. See Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylight for more info.

The sunrise and sunset times shown in the chart are approximate. They are accurate for the latitude, and show the precise amount of daylight, but the rise and set times may be offset (up or down in the chart) since I don't have an automated way of matching time zones to longitudes. The charts are made assuming that the location is in the middle of an evenly spaced time zone.

For precise times see US Naval Observatory. For CARLSBAD CAVERNS, NM, use latitude 32°32'05N and longitude 103°56'12W in the form. You'll need to know the time zone of the location.

Climate (Average Weather) Data

Minimum Temperature°F32.836.44248.657.463.765.564.759.451.140.934.149.72
Maximum Temperature°F55.359.866.974.582.59090.388.282.17463.556.373.62
Heating Degree Days6504743311544960434138394614237.33
Cooling Degree Days0045020236039935820562100137.50
Monthly Precipitationinches0.420.490.260.531.

First and Last Frost Dates

First FrostLast Frost
OCT 23NOV 09NOV 25MAR 11MAR 31APR 21
Explanation of frost dates.

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