Mount Colden



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:
44.1269976°, -73.9598674°
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4708 ft. (1435 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. Mount Colden is covered by the North Elba, NY US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Summits

Avalanche Mountain 0.8 mi
Gray Peak 1.6 mi
T R Mountain 1.7 mi
Algonquin Peak 1.8 mi
Cliff Mountain 1.8 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Avalanche Lake Water 0.5 mi
Caribou Shelter Man-made 0.8 mi
Avalanche Pass Land 0.8 mi
Lake Arnold Water 0.9 mi
Feldspar Brook Water 0.9 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 LAKE PLACID 2 S which is approximately 9 miles away and has an elevation of 1,940 feet (2,768 feet lower than Mount Colden). 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 2.67" 27.4° 5.1°
February 2.00" 30.6° 7.1°
March 2.77" 40.0° 16.5°
April 2.85" 51.9° 28.1°
May 3.33" 65.7° 39.3°
June 4.08" 73.6° 48.5°
July 4.02" 77.6° 53.3°
August 4.23" 75.3° 51.8°
September 4.21" 67.1° 44.2°
October 3.49" 56.1° 34.0°
November 3.41" 43.0° 24.7°
December 2.77" 31.9° 11.4°

Summer High Temps

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

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 87% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 59% of other locations on record.