Uncompahgre National Forest (aka GMUG Forest)



Bounded area of woods, forest, or grassland under the administration of a political agency.
See also: Dams, Locales, Mines, Parks, and Reserves
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
38.2629038°, -108.1124026°
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9085 ft. (2769 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. Uncompahgre National Forest is covered by the Pryor Creek, CO US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Norwood, CO 13 mi
Redvale, CO 18 mi
Colona, CO 19 mi
Loghill Village, CO 19 mi
Sawpit, CO 19 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Cedar Spring Water 1.2 mi
Tommy Pond Spring Water 2.1 mi
Clear Creek Water 2.2 mi
Hanks Valley Land 2.4 mi
Galloway Spring Water 2.5 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 NORW which is approximately 13 miles away and has an elevation of 7,020 feet (2,065 feet lower than Uncompahgre National Forest). 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 1.07" 37.7° 12.3°
February .71" 42.3° 18.0°
March 1.21" 49.6° 25.0°
April 1.17" 57.9° 30.6°
May 1.30" 67.4° 37.7°
June .87" 78.5° 45.3°
July 1.92" 82.9° 51.5°
August 1.90" 80.5° 50.4°
September 1.66" 72.9° 43.4°
October 1.72" 61.4° 33.0°
November 1.41" 47.3° 22.0°
December .85" 39.1° 14.0°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 72% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 71% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 83% of other locations on record.