Sapinero State Wildlife Area (aka Sapinero Wildlife Area)



Place or area set aside for recreation or preservation of a cultural or natural resource and under some form of government administration; not including National or State forests or Reserves.
See also: Dams, Forests, Locales, Mines, and Reserves
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
38.5216592°, -107.1917191°
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9180 ft. (2798 m.)

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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. Sapinero State Wildlife Area is covered by the West Elk Peak SW, CO US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

East Dry Gulch Land 0.7 mi
West Dry Gulch Land 0.7 mi
Bear Gulch Land 1.0 mi
East Bull Gulch Land 1.3 mi
West Bull Gulch Land 1.3 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 BLUE MESA L which is approximately 4 miles away and has an elevation of 7,600 feet (1,580 feet lower than Sapinero State Wildlife Area). 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 .91" 27.4° -0.3°
February .67" 31.9° 3.5°
March .53" 42.7° 16.5°
April .51" 54.9° 25.2°
May .55" 65.5° 32.9°
June .59" 76.9° 40.6°
July 1.16" 82.4° 47.2°
August 1.31" 80.6° 46.6°
September .83" 72.8° 38.7°
October .77" 61.1° 28.4°
November .64" 43.8° 17.7°
December .79" 30.0° 4.8°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 75% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 94% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 96% of other locations on record.