West Fork Lake

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Lake

Natural body of inland water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
40.9119462°, -106.7639985°
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Elevation

9311 ft. (2838 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. West Fork Lake is covered by the West Fork Lake, CO US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Lakes

Sanchez Lakes 2.0 mi
Manzanares Lake 2.6 mi
Gem Lake 2.6 mi
Lake Diana 3.8 mi
Seven Lakes 4.3 mi

Nearby Cities

Woody Creek, CO 114 mi
Leadville, CO 117 mi
Snowmass Village, CO 118 mi
Aspen, CO 119 mi
Redstone, CO 122 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

West Fork Trail Man-made 0.3 mi
Black Mountain Land 1.6 mi
Lower Big Creek Dam Man-made 1.7 mi
Lower Big Creek Reservoir Water 1.7 mi
Stump Park Trail Man-made 2.6 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 ENCAMPMENT 10 which is approximately 20 miles away and has an elevation of 7,385 feet (1,926 feet lower than West Fork Lake). 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 .73" 33.1° 10.3°
February .86" 36.6° 12.3°
March 1.19" 43.4° 18.2°
April 1.54" 52.5° 23.9°
May 1.71" 62.6° 32.7°
June 1.16" 72.5° 39.6°
July 1.32" 78.5° 45.3°
August 1.08" 77.4° 44.4°
September 1.14" 69.4° 35.7°
October 1.29" 58.0° 26.9°
November 1.06" 42.4° 16.8°
December .82" 34.6° 10.6°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 90% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 77% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 87% of other locations on record.