Krause 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:
48.5247451°, -105.4880504°
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2356 ft. (718 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. Krause Coulee is covered by the Nielsen Coulee, MT US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Valleys

Reiner Coulee 0.8 mi
Jakes Coulee 1.5 mi
Nielsen Coulee 5.7 mi
Cabarett Coulee 7.4 mi

Nearby Cities

Perry Park, CO 641 mi
Leadville, CO 642 mi
Larkspur, CO 643 mi
Fairplay, CO 643 mi
Woody Creek, CO 643 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Below Zero Dam Man-made 0.7 mi
Police Creek Water 2.3 mi
32N48E27CACD01 Well Man-made 2.3 mi
33N47E01DBDB01 Well Man-made 2.4 mi
32N48E03DAAB01 Well Man-made 2.6 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 BREDE which is approximately 10 miles away and has an elevation of 2,687 feet (331 feet higher than Krause 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 .28" 20.9° 1.7°
February .22" 28.4° 9.3°
March .49" 40.2° 19.3°
April .85" 55.8° 30.9°
May 1.87" 68.4° 41.9°
June 2.79" 77.6° 50.3°
July 2.46" 83.4° 54.8°
August 1.39" 83.1° 54.0°
September 1.21" 70.4° 43.6°
October .70" 56.8° 33.0°
November .38" 36.5° 18.0°
December .34" 24.7° 6.0°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 69% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

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

Precipitation Levels

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