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Roswell, NM (Chaves County)
Elevation: 3573 feet above sea level.
Population density: 1596 people per square mile.
Land area: 28.9 square miles.

Races in Roswell:

* White Non-Hispanic (50.9%)
* Hispanic (44.3%)
* Other race (21.3%)
* Two or more races (3.3%)
* Black (2.5%)
* American Indian (2.1%)

Violent Crimes 2008                        Property Crimes 2008
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Roswell, NM Weather Facts

Roswell, NM climate is warm during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 70's and cold during winter when temperatures tend to be in the 40's.

The warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 94.80 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is January with an average minimum temperature of 24.40 degrees Fahrenheit.

Temperature variations between night and day tend to be moderate during summer with a difference that can reach 27 degrees Fahrenheit, and relatively big during winter with an average difference of 32 degrees Fahrenheit.
Rainfall is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year. The wettest month of the year is August with an average rainfall of 2.31 Inches.

The annual average precipitation at Roswell is 13.34 Inches.

Max      °F 76.3
Mean    °F 60.8
Min       °F 45.3

Nearest Big Cities (Population 100,000+)
Lubbock - 154.4 Miles
El Paso - 160.9 Miles
Albuquerque - 168.7 Miles
Amarillo - 199.1 Miles
Abilene - 285.6 Miles
Pueblo - 336.2 Miles
Wichita Falls - 348.9 Miles
Colorado Springs - 376.6 Miles
Tucson - 380.9 Miles
Gilbert - 419.6 Miles

Nearby Towns & Cities
Dexter - 16.1 Miles
Hagerman - 22.4 Miles
Lake Arthur - 28.9 Miles
Artesia - 38.8 Miles
Hope - 42.2 Miles
Capitan - 61.4 Miles
Ruidoso Downs - 62.6 Miles
Elida - 62.8 Miles
Ruidoso - 66.6 Miles
Carlsbad - 69.5 Miles