The City of Portales, NM
Portales is a popular city in the state of New Mexico with a total of 12,184 residents living there. Portales is ranked as the sixteenth most populated city in New Mexico and the 2211st most populated city in the United States, and is located in Roosevelt County. The largest nearby city to Portales is Clovis, approximately 30 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Portales, including Cattle Baron, Domino's Pizza, Victory Life Coffee House, Subway Sandwiches & Salads and Something Different Grill. For a larger selection of Portales restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Portales Museums and/or Golf Courses, including the Par 3 Course at Clovis Municipal Golf Course and Blackwater Draw Museum & Archaeological Site. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Portales please click on the Attractions tab above. The following airport is located in or near Portales:
- Clovis Municipal Airport (CVN)
Portales, New Mexico Climate and WeatherIn the month of December, Portales experiences an average high temperature of 54 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in December are usually about 24 degrees with an average rainfall of 0.67 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Portales with daytime temperatures averaging 88 degrees in the summer, and 56 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Portales to receive an average of 0.52 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 2.59 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 107 degrees in the summer and as low as -17 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Portales should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 74 degrees, and nighttime lows of 42.
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Portales, New Mexico Attractions
1Blackwater Draw Museum & Archaeological Site - Portales,
Blackwater Draw, formerly known as Anderson Basin, is an extinct riverbed near Clovis, New Mexico that contains two important archeological sites. Its importance was first recognized in 1929 by Ridgely Whiteman of Clovis, New Mexico. Particularly well-known is Blackwater Locality No. 1, which is the type site of the Clovis culture. Evidence of "fluted" points, spearheads also known as Clovis points and other stone and bone weapons, tools, and processing implements was found at the archaeological site.
2Par 3 Course at Clovis Municipal Golf Course - Clovis,
The Par 3 Course at Clovis Municipal Golf Course is a 27 hole public golf course in Curry County New Mexico. is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 505-769-7871. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 1200 N Norris St, Clovis, NM 88101
Portales, New Mexico Hotels
Portales, New Mexico Restaurants
This is a list of Portales Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants and Fast Foods & Carry Out. Happy Dining!
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