Powderhorn, Colorado

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Powderhorn, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Powderhorn, Colorado is located in Colorado
Powderhorn, Colorado
Location in Gunnison County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 38°16′36″N 107°05′43″W / 38.27667°N 107.09528°W / 38.27667; -107.09528Coordinates: 38°16′36″N 107°05′43″W / 38.27667°N 107.09528°W / 38.27667; -107.09528
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Gunnison[1]
Elevation[1] 8,097 ft (2,468 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2] 81243
Area code(s) 970
GNIS feature ID 0204752

Powderhorn is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Post Office in Gunnison County, Colorado, United States. The Powderhorn Post Office has the ZIP Code 81243.[2]

Geography[edit]

Powderhorn is located at 38°16′36″N 107°05′43″W / 38.27667°N 107.09528°W / 38.27667; -107.09528 (38.276732,-107.095242).

Climate[edit]

Climate type is dominated by the winter season, a long, bitterly cold period with short, clear days, relatively little precipitation mostly in the form of snow, and low humidity. The Köppen Climate Classification sub-type for this climate is "Dfc" (Continental Subarctic Climate).[3]

Climate data for Powderhorn, Colorado
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −3
(27)
1
(33)
7
(44)
13
(55)
19
(67)
25
(77)
28
(83)
27
(81)
23
(73)
16
(61)
7
(45)
−1
(30)
13.5
(56.3)
Average low °C (°F) −18
(−1)
−16
(4)
−9
(16)
−4
(25)
1
(33)
4
(40)
8
(47)
8
(47)
3
(38)
−2
(28)
−8
(17)
−16
(4)
−4.1
(24.8)
Precipitation mm (inches) 23
(0.9)
18
(0.7)
13
(0.5)
13
(0.5)
13
(0.5)
15
(0.6)
28
(1.1)
33
(1.3)
30
(1)
23
(0.9)
15
(0.6)
20
(0.8)
244
(9.4)
Source: Weatherbase [4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ a b "ZIP Code Lookup" (JavaScript/HTML). United States Postal Service. January 2, 2007. Retrieved January 2, 2007. 
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Powderhorn, Colorado
  4. ^ "Weatherbase.com". Weatherbase. 2013.  Retrieved on August 3, 2013.