The Gap



Low point or opening between hills or mountains or in a ridge or mountain range.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
44.1944239°, -105.4383281°
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4751 ft. (1448 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. The Gap is covered by the The Gap, WY US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Perry Park, CO 342 mi
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Nearby Points of Interest

Rocky Butte Land 0.5 mi
Rourke Reservoir Water 1.4 mi
Rourke Number 1 Dam Man-made 1.7 mi
Rourke Number 1 Reservoir Water 1.8 mi
Antelope Butte Land 1.8 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 GILLETTE 6 SE which is approximately 4 miles away and has an elevation of 4,640 feet (111 feet lower than The Gap). 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 .56" 30.9° 10.0°
February .54" 36.6° 14.8°
March 1.00" 45.2° 21.5°
April 1.97" 54.7° 29.1°
May 2.95" 64.5° 38.4°
June 2.64" 76.0° 47.7°
July 1.78" 84.5° 54.1°
August 1.33" 83.5° 53.3°
September 1.43" 71.8° 43.2°
October 1.57" 58.7° 32.4°
November .70" 42.1° 20.3°
December .67" 32.9° 12.1°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 63% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 77% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 80% of other locations on record.