Wild Cow Canyon

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

Latitude, Longitude:
39.5333089°, -108.8709367°
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Elevation

6440 ft. (1963 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. Wild Cow Canyon is covered by the Douglas Pass, CO US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Valleys

Hells Hole Canyon 1.8 mi
Coal Canyon 2.3 mi
Wagon Canyon 3.1 mi
Railroad Canyon 3.2 mi
Spring Canyon 3.8 mi

Nearby Cities

Loma, CO 24 mi
Fruita, CO 27 mi
Redlands, CO 34 mi
Grand Junction, CO 37 mi
Fruitvale, CO 37 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Lookout Mountain Land 1.8 mi
West Branch West Salt Creek Water 3.3 mi
East Branch West Salt Creek Water 3.3 mi
Grassy Mountain Land 3.6 mi
Baxter Pass Land 5.5 mi

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 ALTENB which is approximately 26 miles away and has an elevation of 5,678 feet (762 feet lower than Wild Cow 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 1.13" 35.8° 10.7°
February 1.29" 42.8° 17.2°
March 1.65" 52.9° 24.4°
April 1.51" 62.0° 29.5°
May 1.81" 71.7° 37.2°
June .97" 83.3° 43.1°
July 1.35" 88.8° 49.8°
August 1.36" 85.9° 48.8°
September 1.64" 77.4° 41.1°
October 1.82" 65.0° 31.5°
November 1.41" 48.4° 21.1°
December 1.06" 37.5° 12.2°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 62% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 76% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 81% of other locations on record.