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White Sands, New Mexico


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White Sands, NM (Is located in New Mexico's county)
Elevation: 4235 feet above sea level.
Population density: 429 people per square mile.
Land area: 3.08 square miles.

Races in White Sands:

* White Non-Hispanic (62.2%)
* Hispanic (17.6%)
* Black (11.6%)
* Other race (6.3%)
* Two or more races (6.0%)
* American Indian (3.8%)
* Filipino (1.4%)
* Korean (1.1%)
* Vietnamese (0.5%)

Violent Crimes 2008                        Property Crimes 2008
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White Sands, NM Weather Facts

White Sands, 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 94.90 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is January with an average minimum temperature of 21.10 degrees Fahrenheit.

Temperature variations between night and day tend to be relatively big during summer with a difference that can reach 32 degrees Fahrenheit, and relatively big during winter with an average difference of 36 degrees Fahrenheit.
Rainfall in is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year. The wettest month of the year is August with an average rainfall of 2.52 Inches.

The annual average precipitation at White Sands is 11.44 Inches.

Max      °F 76.3
Mean    °F 58.2
Min       °F 40.1

Nearest Big Cities (Population 100,000+)
El Paso - 43.3 Miles
Albuquerque - 187.0 Miles
Tucson - 259.5 Miles
Lubbock - 281.4 Miles
Gilbert - 314.9 Miles
Chandler - 317.3 Miles
Mesa - 317.8 Miles
Tempe - 322.6 Miles
Scottsdale - 323.3 Miles
Amarillo - 332.0 Miles

Nearby Towns & Cities
University Park - 16.8 Miles
Las Cruces - 17.5 Miles
Dona Ana - 18.8 Miles
Mesquite - 19.4 Miles
Mesilla - 19.7 Miles
Vado - 21.3 Miles
Chaparral - 24.4 Miles
Radium Springs - 26.7 Miles
Anthony - 27.1 Miles
Anthony - 27.4 Miles