Fossil Canyon
Part of Grand Canyon National Park

Valleys

Valley

Linear depression in the Earth's surface that generally slopes from one end to the other.
See also: Basins
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
36.2735922°, -112.5268513°
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Elevation

2133 ft. (650 m.)

Topographic Map

US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Fossil Canyon is covered by the Fossil Bay, AZ US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Valleys

Nearby Cities

Supai, AZ 9 mi
Grand Canyon, AZ 26 mi
Tusayan, AZ 30 mi
Kaibab, AZ 45 mi
Moccasin, AZ 46 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Fossil Rapids Water 0.3 mi
Fossil Bay Land 1.6 mi
Forster Rapids Water 1.7 mi
Hundred and Twentyseven Mile Creek Water 1.8 mi
Enfilade Point Land 2.0 mi

Nearby Photos

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Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is BRIGHT ANGEL R S which is approximately 26 miles away and has an elevation of 8,400 feet (6,267 feet higher than Fossil Canyon). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January 3.73" 38.4° 16.0°
February 3.42" 40.4° 17.2°
March 3.64" 44.4° 20.8°
April 1.47" 51.9° 26.3°
May .87" 61.5° 33.1°
June .46" 73.2° 40.5°
July 1.83" 77.0° 46.6°
August 2.17" 74.4° 45.9°
September 1.76" 68.0° 39.9°
October 2.04" 57.0° 30.5°
November 1.84" 45.2° 22.3°
December 2.47" 39.7° 16.6°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 93% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 60% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 67% of other locations on record.