Perins Peak State 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:
37.3069455°, -107.9481247°
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7926 ft. (2416 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. Perins Peak State Wildlife Area is covered by the Durango West, CO US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Parks

Schneider Park 4.1 mi
Fassbinder Park 4.2 mi
Roosa Park 4.2 mi
Buckley Park 4.2 mi
Rotary Park 4.2 mi

Nearby Cities

Durango, CO 4 mi
Mancos, CO 19 mi
Bayfield, CO 20 mi
Ignacio, CO 22 mi
Cedar Hill, NM 26 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Sunshine Mine Man-made 0.7 mi
Barnroof Point Land 1.0 mi
Boston Mine Man-made 1.3 mi
Deep Creek Water 1.6 mi
OK Mine Man-made 1.8 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 DURA which is approximately 4 miles away and has an elevation of 6,600 feet (1,326 feet lower than Perins Peak 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 1.65" 39.5° 12.1°
February 1.44" 46.6° 17.4°
March 1.71" 54.2° 23.6°
April 1.30" 62.5° 29.7°
May 1.17" 71.1° 36.5°
June .61" 81.3° 43.3°
July 1.64" 85.1° 50.7°
August 2.58" 83.0° 49.7°
September 1.94" 76.4° 41.6°
October 2.10" 65.6° 31.2°
November 1.82" 50.8° 21.3°
December 1.37" 41.4° 13.4°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 59% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 72% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 76% of other locations on record.