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Parlin, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Entering Parlin
Entering Parlin
Country  United States
State  State of Colorado
County Gunnison County
Elevation 7,933 ft (2,418 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 81239
GNIS feature ID 0189019

Parlin is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Post Office in Gunnison County, Colorado, United States. The Parlin Post Office has the ZIP Code 81239.

Geography

Parlin is located at 38°30′11″N 106°43′34″W / 38.50306°N 106.72611°W / 38.50306; -106.72611 (38.503042, -106.726170).

History

The town is named after rancher John Parlin who moved to the area from Maine in 1877.

Climate

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).

Climate data for Parlin, Colorado
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) -2.2
(28)
0.6
(33)
6.1
(43)
12.2
(54)
18.3
(65)
24.4
(76)
27.2
(81)
26.1
(79)
22.2
(72)
16.1
(61)
7.2
(45)
-0.6
(31)
13.3
(56)
Average low °C (°F) -20.6
(-5)
-17.8
(0)
-11.1
(12)
-6.1
(21)
-1.7
(29)
1.7
(35)
5.6
(42)
5
(41)
0
(32)
-5.6
(22)
-11.7
(11)
-18.3
(-1)
-6.7
(20)
Precipitation mm (inches) 18
(0.7)
15
(0.6)
18
(0.7)
20
(0.8)
23
(0.9)
18
(0.7)
41
(1.6)
46
(1.8)
25
(1)
20
(0.8)
15
(0.6)
20
(0.8)
279
(11)
Avg. precipitation days 6 6 6 6 6 5 9 10 6 5 5 6 76
Source: Weatherbase

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