Sylvan Lake



Artificially impounded body of water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
43.8460246°, -103.5633994°
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6158 ft. (1877 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. Sylvan Lake is covered by the Custer, SD US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Limon, CO 317 mi
Elbert, CO 324 mi
Hugo, CO 325 mi
Perry Park, CO 326 mi
Simla, CO 326 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Sylvan Lake Dam Man-made 0.2 mi
Lake Mine Man-made 0.4 mi
Sunday Gulch Trail Man-made 0.4 mi
Grand Junction (historical) Man-made 0.7 mi
Hood Tunnel Man-made 0.7 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 HILL C which is approximately 6 miles away and has an elevation of 4,980 feet (1,178 feet lower than Sylvan Lake). 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 .32" 36.1° 6.9°
February .53" 39.5° 11.3°
March 1.05" 45.4° 18.1°
April 2.35" 53.4° 25.6°
May 3.61" 63.4° 35.7°
June 3.62" 73.5° 43.6°
July 3.39" 79.9° 48.7°
August 2.11" 79.2° 46.5°
September 1.47" 70.4° 36.0°
October 1.51" 58.1° 27.1°
November .69" 43.8° 16.3°
December .41" 37.4° 8.7°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 86% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 84% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 73% of other locations on record.