Shale Creek Dam

Dams

Dam

Water barrier or embankment built across the course of a stream or into a body of water to control and (or) impound the flow of water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
47.0999841°, -108.3356822°
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Elevation

2930 ft. (893 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. Shale Creek Dam is covered by the Winnett North, MT US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Collbran, CO 543 mi
Woody Creek, CO 546 mi
Loma, CO 547 mi
Fruita, CO 549 mi
Snowmass Village, CO 549 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Shale Coulee Land 0.4 mi
Buffalo Creek Water 0.9 mi
Akins Coulee Land 1.3 mi
Feldt Coulee Land 2.3 mi
Chokecherry Coulee Land 2.3 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 FLATWILLOW 4 which is approximately 17 miles away and has an elevation of 3,138 feet (208 feet higher than Shale Creek Dam). 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 .57" 34.8° 9.2°
February .34" 41.0° 13.9°
March .70" 49.3° 21.5°
April 1.19" 59.8° 29.8°
May 2.64" 69.4° 38.6°
June 2.32" 78.4° 47.5°
July 1.46" 85.8° 52.0°
August 1.25" 85.7° 50.7°
September .98" 74.5° 41.2°
October .89" 62.8° 32.2°
November .48" 45.7° 20.0°
December .48" 37.1° 11.5°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 55% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

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

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 89% of other locations on record.