Also Known As: Sonora Desert, Desierto de Altar, Carson Plains, and Desierto Grande.
The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Sonoran Desert is covered by the Gila Bend, AZ US Topo Map quadrantFree US Topo Map PDF Order Waterproof Printed Topo Map
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Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is GILA B which is approximately 4 miles away and has an elevation of 735 feet (118 feet lower than Sonoran Desert). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.
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This location's average summer high temps are higher than 100% of other locations on record.
This location's average winter low temps are higher than 94% of other locations on record.
This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 99% of other locations on record.