Scorpion (aka Scorpion Flat)
Part of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area



Relative level area within a region of greater relief.
See also: Plains
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
37.4674898°, -111.0676583°
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4921 ft. (1500 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. Scorpion is covered by the King Mesa, UT US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Flats

Cat Pasture 9.6 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Gates Tank Water 0.7 mi
King Mesa Land 0.8 mi
Ezra Mc Bench Land 2.1 mi
Les George Point Water 2.8 mi
Hurricane Wash Land 3.3 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 BULLFROG BA which is approximately 20 miles away and has an elevation of 3,822 feet (1,099 feet lower than Scorpion). 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 .60" 43.7° 24.7°
February .40" 51.9° 29.9°
March .63" 61.9° 36.5°
April .31" 71.4° 44.0°
May .37" 82.3° 54.0°
June .13" 93.8° 63.4°
July .37" 99.0° 70.5°
August .50" 95.8° 68.7°
September .66" 86.8° 59.6°
October .98" 73.1° 46.5°
November .62" 56.5° 34.9°
December .43" 45.7° 25.9°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 98% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 66% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 99% of other locations on record.