Monument Rocks



Vertical, standing, often spire-shaped, natural rock formation.
See also: Ranges, Ridges, and Summits
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
39.1977578°, -108.4373118°
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6621 ft. (2018 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. Monument Rocks is covered by the Round Mountain, CO US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Snipes Corral Man-made 0.9 mi
Book Cliff Mine Man-made 1.9 mi
Round Mountain Land 2.4 mi
Cottonwood Canyon Land 2.5 mi
Monarch Mine Man-made 3.0 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 GRAND JUNCTION WALKER AP which is approximately 7 miles away and has an elevation of 4,858 feet (1,763 feet lower than Monument Rocks). 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 .60" 36.6° 15.6°
February .50" 45.4° 22.7°
March 1.00" 55.7° 31.0°
April .86" 64.3° 37.5°
May .98" 74.5° 46.4°
June .41" 86.9° 55.3°
July .66" 92.1° 61.4°
August .84" 89.6° 59.7°
September .91" 80.3° 50.4°
October 1.00" 66.7° 38.6°
November .71" 49.8° 26.3°
December .52" 38.9° 17.5°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 81% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 61% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 97% of other locations on record.