Rio Grande National Forest



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

Latitude, Longitude:
37.7255339°, -106.6131977°
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9268 ft. (2825 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. Rio Grande National Forest is covered by the South Fork East, CO US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

West Bear Creek Water 0.6 mi
Agua Ramon Mountain Land 1.4 mi
Shearing Creek Water 1.4 mi
Middle Alder Creek Water 1.9 mi
Alder Guard Station Man-made 2.4 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 DEL NORTE 2 E which is approximately 17 miles away and has an elevation of 7,870 feet (1,398 feet lower than Rio Grande 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 .31" 34.0° 4.7°
February .34" 39.8° 10.6°
March .83" 48.8° 19.4°
April .71" 56.7° 25.5°
May .89" 66.0° 34.9°
June .77" 74.7° 42.3°
July 1.59" 77.6° 48.0°
August 1.94" 75.7° 47.0°
September 1.13" 70.0° 38.8°
October .83" 61.1° 29.2°
November .65" 45.8° 16.5°
December .47" 35.8° 6.7°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 92% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 88% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 94% of other locations on record.