Middle Cottonwood Reservoir



Artificially impounded body of water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
39.9487125°, -108.9641538°
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5656 ft. (1724 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. Middle Cottonwood Reservoir is covered by the Banta Ridge, CO US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Loma, CO 53 mi
Fruita, CO 56 mi
Redlands, CO 63 mi
Fruitvale, CO 65 mi
Grand Junction, CO 65 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Gilsonite Hills Land 2.8 mi
Banta Ridge Land 3.3 mi
Hells Hole Canyon Land 4.3 mi
Rabbit Mountain Land 4.3 mi
Red Wash Water 5.4 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 RANGELY 1 E which is approximately 14 miles away and has an elevation of 5,290 feet (366 feet lower than Middle Cottonwood Reservoir). 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 .56" 30.3° 4.9°
February .48" 38.0° 11.3°
March 1.02" 51.0° 24.6°
April 1.26" 61.0° 32.7°
May 1.23" 71.6° 41.5°
June .85" 83.9° 49.9°
July .95" 90.3° 56.5°
August .93" 88.4° 55.0°
September 1.19" 78.4° 45.6°
October 1.39" 65.0° 34.1°
November .73" 46.0° 21.5°
December .51" 33.4° 8.9°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 70% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 87% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 93% of other locations on record.