Black Butte (aka Lookout Peak)



Prominent elevation rising above the surrounding level of the Earth's surface; does not include pillars, ridges, or ranges.
See also: Pillars, Ranges, and Ridges
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
47.2355334°, -108.9701581°
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5535 ft. (1687 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. Black Butte is covered by the Grass Range NW, MT US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Summits

Rattlesnake Butte 2.6 mi
Lookout Peak 3.1 mi
Cone Butte 5.0 mi
Lewis Peak 6.9 mi
Elk Peak 8.2 mi

Nearby Cities

Collbran, CO 555 mi
Loma, CO 556 mi
Fruita, CO 558 mi
Woody Creek, CO 560 mi
Palisade, CO 562 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Crist Creek Water 2.0 mi
Log Gulch Land 2.5 mi
Lone Tree Gulch Land 3.0 mi
Edwards Creek Water 4.3 mi
Two Lady Number 7 Mine Man-made 4.6 mi

Nearby Photos

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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 ROY 8 NE which is approximately 15 miles away and has an elevation of 3,445 feet (2,090 feet lower than Black Butte). 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 .50" 31.7° 7.7°
February .31" 37.8° 13.1°
March .81" 46.5° 21.9°
April 1.14" 57.6° 31.0°
May 2.73" 67.5° 40.3°
June 2.30" 76.9° 48.4°
July 1.97" 84.6° 53.0°
August 1.53" 84.6° 52.0°
September 1.22" 72.9° 42.0°
October .73" 61.1° 32.1°
November .44" 43.7° 19.6°
December .50" 34.3° 10.4°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 62% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 82% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

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