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Parshall, Colorado
Census-designated place
A view of Parshall from across U.S. Highway 40
A view of Parshall from across U.S. Highway 40
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Grand
Area
 • Total 0.30 sq mi (0.77 km2)
 • Land 0.30 sq mi (0.77 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 7,589 ft (2,313 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 47
 • Density 157/sq mi (60.7/km2)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 80468
GNIS feature ID 0173266
FIPS code 08-57850

Parshall is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Grand County, Colorado, United States. It is located along the south side of U.S. Highway 40 between Hot Sulphur Springs and Kremmling, on the north bank of the Colorado River downstream from Byers Canyon. The community consists of a cluster of houses and trailers, as well as a post office, church, tavern, and general store. The Parshall Post Office has the ZIP Code 80468. As of the 2010 census the population was 47.

Geography

Parshall is located in central Grand County at 40°03′24″N 106°10′29″W / 40.05667°N 106.17472°W / 40.05667; -106.17472 (40.056790,-106.174793).

Climate

This 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. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Parshall has a subarctic climate, abbreviated "Dfc" on climate maps.

Climate data for Parshall, Colorado
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) -2.8
(27)
0
(32)
5.6
(42)
11.7
(53)
17.2
(63)
22.8
(73)
26.1
(79)
25
(77)
21.1
(70)
13.9
(57)
5
(41)
-1.7
(29)
12.2
(54)
Average low °C (°F) -18.9
(-2)
-17.2
(1)
-11.1
(12)
-5.6
(22)
-1.1
(30)
2.2
(36)
6.1
(43)
5
(41)
0
(32)
-5
(23)
-10.6
(13)
-17.2
(1)
-6.1
(21)
Precipitation mm (inches) 23
(0.9)
23
(0.9)
25
(1)
36
(1.4)
36
(1.4)
30
(1.2)
46
(1.8)
38
(1.5)
41
(1.6)
30
(1.2)
28
(1.1)
20
(0.8)
373
(14.7)
Source: Weatherbase
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