Lower Disaster Falls
Part of Dinosaur National Monument

Falls

Falls

Perpendicular or very steep fall of water in the course of a stream.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
40.643852°, -108.9328947°
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Elevation

5246 ft. (1599 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. Lower Disaster Falls is covered by the Canyon of Lodore North, CO US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Falls

Nearby Cities

Loma, CO 100 mi
Fruita, CO 103 mi
Redlands, CO 109 mi
Collbran, CO 110 mi
Clifton, CO 110 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Zenobia Creek Water 0.6 mi
Pot Creek Water 0.9 mi
Black Ridge Land 1.2 mi
Ecklund Cabin Man-made 1.4 mi
Green River Slope Land 1.5 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 BROWNS PARK REF which is approximately 11 miles away and has an elevation of 5,354 feet (108 feet higher than Lower Disaster Falls). 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 .39" 37.3° 5.9°
February .45" 43.2° 11.5°
March .74" 51.5° 21.1°
April .81" 59.8° 27.2°
May 1.16" 70.6° 35.7°
June .69" 82.3° 41.6°
July .68" 88.8° 46.9°
August .66" 87.2° 44.9°
September 1.00" 77.8° 36.1°
October 1.16" 66.0° 26.4°
November .56" 48.2° 16.4°
December .37" 38.7° 7.7°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 62% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 86% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

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