Ribbon Arch
Part of Arches National Park



Natural arch-like opening in a rock mass.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
38.6947029°, -109.539563°
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5574 ft. (1699 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. Ribbon Arch is covered by the The Windows Section, UT US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Arches

Cove Arch 0.2 mi
Double Arch 0.2 mi
Elephant Arch 0.4 mi
North Window 0.7 mi
Turret Arch 0.8 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Elephant Butte Land 0.1 mi
Cove of Caves Land 0.3 mi
Buccaneer Rock Land 0.3 mi
The Windows Section Land 0.3 mi
Parade of Elephants Land 0.4 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 ARCHES NP which is approximately 7 miles away and has an elevation of 4,130 feet (1,444 feet lower than Ribbon Arch). 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 .55" 41.3° 18.9°
February .40" 49.9° 25.7°
March .82" 61.0° 34.8°
April .78" 69.4° 41.3°
May .63" 80.5° 50.6°
June .36" 92.2° 60.2°
July .83" 98.4° 66.8°
August .87" 95.8° 65.7°
September .65" 86.7° 55.5°
October 1.32" 72.8° 41.8°
November .64" 55.3° 30.4°
December .46" 43.3° 21.4°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 97% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 51% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 97% of other locations on record.