East Branch Big Salt Wash



Linear body of water flowing on the Earth's surface.
See also: Bends
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
39.1963692°, -108.7331551°
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4557 ft. (1389 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. East Branch Big Salt Wash is covered by the Fruita, CO US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Streams

Little Salt Wash 3.0 mi
Bulkley Wash 3.0 mi
East Branch Reed Wash 3.0 mi
Lipan Wash 3.8 mi
Reed Wash 3.9 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Elmwood Cemetery Man-made 1.6 mi
Sacred Heart Cemetery Man-made 1.7 mi
Enterprise Community Center Man-made 2.3 mi
Fruita Number Two Mine Man-made 2.4 mi
Big Salt Wash Land 2.8 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 FRUITA 1 W which is approximately 2 miles away and has an elevation of 4,480 feet (77 feet lower than East Branch Big Salt Wash). 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 .65" 37.4° 11.6°
February .57" 46.0° 18.3°
March .96" 56.8° 26.9°
April .77" 65.0° 33.2°
May 1.04" 75.5° 42.7°
June .51" 87.3° 49.8°
July .77" 92.8° 56.7°
August .73" 90.6° 55.2°
September .78" 82.1° 45.0°
October 1.01" 69.2° 33.3°
November .74" 52.6° 22.9°
December .65" 40.9° 14.6°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 85% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 73% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

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