Cottonwood Coulee



Linear depression in the Earth's surface that generally slopes from one end to the other.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
47.4832838°, -111.8861028°
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3668 ft. (1118 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. Cottonwood Coulee is covered by the Simms, MT US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Valleys

Hickory Coulee 0.5 mi
Hanson Coulee 1.7 mi
Fjeld Coulee 1.8 mi
O'Neil Coulee 2.1 mi
Big Coulee 2.2 mi

Nearby Cities

Manti, UT 568 mi
Scipio, UT 569 mi
Fayette, UT 571 mi
Orangeville, UT 572 mi
Sterling, UT 573 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Fort Shaw Canal Water 0.2 mi
Simms (historical) Man-made 2.0 mi
20N02W31A___01 Well Man-made 2.6 mi
20N02W33____01 Well Man-made 2.8 mi
Shaw Butte Land 2.8 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 SUN RIVER 4 S which is approximately 7 miles away and has an elevation of 3,600 feet (68 feet lower than Cottonwood Coulee). 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 .42" 34.3° 11.9°
February .36" 40.0° 16.2°
March .67" 47.4° 22.2°
April 1.24" 57.3° 30.4°
May 2.18" 66.0° 38.7°
June 2.08" 74.0° 46.3°
July 1.47" 81.5° 49.8°
August 1.51" 80.8° 48.8°
September 1.06" 70.3° 40.4°
October .81" 59.5° 33.0°
November .49" 43.4° 22.8°
December .42" 35.8° 14.7°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 79% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

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

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 90% of other locations on record.