Empire Intake Canal



Manmade waterway used by watercraft or for drainage, irrigation, mining, or water power.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
40.2972031°, -104.3135633°
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4541 ft. (1384 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. Empire Intake Canal is covered by the Dearfield, CO US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Canals

Nearby Cities

Elbert, CO 75 mi
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Simla, CO 81 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Eagles Nest Ranch Man-made 0.9 mi
Reverse K Four Ranch Man-made 2.4 mi
Lost Creek Water 2.4 mi
Seventy Holes Lake Water 3.2 mi
F Quarter Circle Ranch Man-made 3.3 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 GREELEY which is approximately 22 miles away and has an elevation of 4,715 feet (174 feet higher than Empire Intake Canal). 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 .53" 40.0° 15.6°
February .38" 46.2° 20.9°
March 1.16" 55.0° 28.0°
April 1.81" 63.0° 35.8°
May 2.55" 72.3° 45.4°
June 1.80" 83.1° 54.2°
July 1.42" 88.7° 59.3°
August 1.18" 86.6° 57.5°
September 1.19" 78.2° 48.2°
October .89" 66.0° 36.9°
November .84" 49.7° 25.4°
December .47" 41.3° 17.2°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 61% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 61% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 87% of other locations on record.