Flaming Gorge, Utah

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This article is about the census-designated place. For other uses, see Flaming Gorge.
Flaming Gorge
CDP
Location in Daggett County and the state of Utah
Location in Daggett County and the state of Utah
Location of Utah in the United States
Location of Utah in the United States
Coordinates: 40°53′21″N 109°28′33″W / 40.88917°N 109.47583°W / 40.88917; -109.47583Coordinates: 40°53′21″N 109°28′33″W / 40.88917°N 109.47583°W / 40.88917; -109.47583
Country United States
State Utah
County Daggett
Named for Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area
Area[1]
 • Total 2.289 sq mi (5.93 km2)
 • Land 2.281 sq mi (5.91 km2)
 • Water 0.008 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation[2] 6,919 ft (2,109 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 83
 • Density 36/sq mi (14/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Area code(s) 435
GNIS feature ID 2584767[2]

Flaming Gorge is a census-designated place in Daggett County, Utah, United States. The population was 83 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

The CDP is located in the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area, south of Flaming Gorge Reservoir and north of Greendale Junction.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Flaming Gorge, Utah (1981–2010 normals)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 59
(15)
66
(19)
76
(24)
82
(28)
93
(34)
100
(38)
102
(39)
99
(37)
93
(34)
84
(29)
75
(24)
64
(18)
102
(39)
Average high °F (°C) 36.9
(2.7)
40.1
(4.5)
49.2
(9.6)
58.0
(14.4)
68.4
(20.2)
78.7
(25.9)
86.6
(30.3)
84.3
(29.1)
74.9
(23.8)
61.7
(16.5)
46.0
(7.8)
36.4
(2.4)
60.1
(15.6)
Average low °F (°C) 10.4
(−12)
12.7
(−10.7)
21.8
(−5.7)
28.3
(−2.1)
36.1
(2.3)
43.2
(6.2)
50.1
(10.1)
49.0
(9.4)
40.1
(4.5)
30.3
(−0.9)
20.2
(−6.6)
11.6
(−11.3)
29.5
(−1.4)
Record low °F (°C) −38
(−39)
−31
(−35)
−14
(−26)
−4
(−20)
14
(−10)
22
(−6)
30
(−1)
26
(−3)
11
(−12)
−4
(−20)
−17
(−27)
−36
(−38)
−38
(−39)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 0.43
(10.9)
0.60
(15.2)
1.09
(27.7)
1.31
(33.3)
1.40
(35.6)
1.22
(31)
0.91
(23.1)
1.31
(33.3)
1.25
(31.8)
1.33
(33.8)
0.64
(16.3)
0.51
(13)
12.02
(305.3)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 7.5
(19.1)
8.4
(21.3)
8.6
(21.8)
4.3
(10.9)
1.1
(2.8)
0.2
(0.5)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.2
(0.5)
2.0
(5.1)
6.9
(17.5)
7.8
(19.8)
47.0
(119.4)
Source: NOAA[4]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 83 people residing in the CDP. There were 109 housing units. The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.6% White, 1.2% from some other race, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.8% of the population.

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