is directly adjacent to, and east of Denver Colorado. It has a total
area of 144 square miles and is currently the 3rd largest city in
With over 290,000 residents, Aurora is also the 3rd most populous city in Colorado.
Aurora is only about 15 minutes drive from Denver International Airport.
Aurora has more than 310 days of sunshine per year.
The official elevation is 5,435 FASL.
The average high temperature is 72°
The average low temperature is 32°
The average annual precipitation is 14.82 inches.
For its size Aurora is one of the top 10 safest cities in America.
Aurora Weather Statistics: (Source : DRI)
Period of Record : 8/ 1/1948 to 3/31/2004
was originally named 'Fletcher' after its founder Donald Fletcher when
it was founded in 1871. It changed its name in 1907 to Aurora.
Aurora has been the home to military facilities. Currently Aurora is a leader in medical facilities, treatment and research centers. In 1921 the Fitzsimons Army Hospital was opened. Today, after a long and successful history, Fitzsimons is a model for community redevelopment and serves as an anchor Aurora's medical science industry.
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