Rio Rancho topographic map
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About this map
Name: Rio Rancho topographic map, elevation, terrain.
Average elevation: 1,672 m
Minimum elevation: 1,518 m
Maximum elevation: 2,487 m
Rio Rancho is in an arid climate due to its location in the rain shadow of the Sandia Mountains to the east and the Continental Divide to the west. Rio Rancho receives 8.90 inches of precipitation annually on average. The western portion of the city receives slightly more rain and snowfall due to its higher elevation than that of the more densely developed eastern portion of Rio Rancho.