Averson Canyon



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

Latitude, Longitude:
37.7439003°, -104.269414°
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5276 ft. (1608 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. Averson Canyon is covered by the Jones Lake Spring, CO US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Valleys

Nearby Cities

Walsenburg, CO 29 mi
Fowler, CO 30 mi
Lynn, CO 30 mi
Aguilar, CO 32 mi
Hoehne, CO 33 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Averson Spring Water 1.5 mi
Mare Pasture Well Number 2 Man-made 1.5 mi
Flannery Windmill Man-made 1.6 mi
Big Flannery Reservoir Water 1.8 mi
Rock Dam Reservoir Water 2.3 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 WALSENB which is approximately 28 miles away and has an elevation of 6,150 feet (874 feet higher than Averson 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 .70" 47.7° 21.0°
February .80" 51.1° 23.2°
March 1.80" 56.9° 28.1°
April 1.85" 63.9° 33.6°
May 1.95" 72.2° 42.3°
June 1.36" 82.0° 50.9°
July 2.13" 85.9° 56.6°
August 2.34" 83.5° 55.5°
September 1.04" 78.1° 48.0°
October 1.06" 69.2° 37.3°
November 1.45" 55.4° 27.8°
December .96" 47.9° 21.7°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 55% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 56% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 80% of other locations on record.