John Brown 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:
38.6763735°, -108.9770532°
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4567 ft. (1392 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. John Brown Canyon is covered by the Gateway, CO US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Valleys

Lumsden Canyon 0.7 mi
Gateway Canyon 1.6 mi
Bull Draw 2.0 mi
Larsen Canyon 2.5 mi
Cave Canyon 3.1 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

John Brown Creek Water 0.1 mi
West Creek Water 0.1 mi
Shelby Dean Two Mine Man-made 2.3 mi
The Palisade Land 2.3 mi
Rajah Group Mines Man-made 2.7 mi

Nearby Photos

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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 GATEWAY 1 SE which is approximately 1 miles away and has an elevation of 4,550 feet (17 feet lower than John Brown 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 .78" 41.7° 19.3°
February .63" 49.8° 25.6°
March 1.17" 59.3° 33.5°
April 1.08" 67.7° 39.6°
May 1.13" 76.6° 47.9°
June .53" 87.3° 56.0°
July 1.07" 92.1° 61.8°
August 1.26" 89.8° 60.1°
September 1.05" 82.4° 51.1°
October 1.23" 70.0° 38.6°
November 1.03" 54.6° 28.7°
December .64" 43.7° 20.7°

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 higher than 51% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 92% of other locations on record.