Columbia Glacier



Body or stream of ice moving outward and downslope from an area of accumulation; an area of relatively permanent snow or ice on the top or side of a mountain or mountainous area.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
47.9624813°, -121.3484735°
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5272 ft. (1607 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. Columbia Glacier is covered by the Blanca Lake, WA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Columbia Peak Land 0.6 mi
Monte Cristo Peak Land 0.7 mi
Kyes Peak Land 0.7 mi
Glacier Basin Land 1.0 mi
Wilmans Peaks Land 1.0 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 BAR which is approximately 15 miles away and has an elevation of 760 feet (4,512 feet lower than Columbia Glacier). 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 16.05" 40.5° 30.8°
February 11.92" 45.8° 32.1°
March 10.24" 51.7° 34.0°
April 7.83" 58.9° 37.6°
May 5.58" 65.1° 43.1°
June 4.04" 69.4° 47.9°
July 2.41" 75.2° 51.4°
August 2.45" 75.3° 52.0°
September 4.77" 70.4° 47.3°
October 9.97" 59.4° 41.0°
November 18.03" 46.4° 35.1°
December 16.63" 40.2° 31.1°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 95% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 78% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

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