Twin Peaks

Summits

Summit

Prominent elevation rising above the surrounding level of the Earth's surface; does not include pillars, ridges, or ranges.
See also: Pillars, Ranges, and Ridges
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
38.8815743°, -120.0124047°
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Elevation

6778 ft. (2066 m.)

Topographic Map

US Topo Map

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. Twin Peaks is covered by the Emerald Bay, CA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Summits

Gardner Mountain 2.1 mi
Tahoe Mountain 2.3 mi
Angora Peak 3.4 mi
Flagpole Peak 3.4 mi
Echo Peak 3.7 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Washoe Meadows State Park Man-made 0.6 mi
Angora Creek Water 0.6 mi
Lake Tahoe Golf Course Man-made 0.8 mi
Lake Valley State Recreation Area Man-made 0.8 mi
Sawmill Pond Water 0.9 mi

Nearby Photos

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Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather stations. The nearest temperature station is XN TAHOE VALLEY AP which is approximately 1 miles away and has an elevation of 150 feet (524 feet lower than Twin Peaks). The nearest precipitation station is TWIN LA which is approximately 11 miles away and has an elevation of 150 feet (1,222 feet higher than Twin Peaks). 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.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January 7.89" 41.0° 15.1°
February 7.52" 42.4° 17.0°
March 6.67" 45.6° 22.5°
April 3.30" 52.7° 26.4°
May 2.30" 61.1° 31.9°
June 1.20" 70.4° 36.8°
July .63" 78.6° 39.8°
August .61" 78.7° 38.5°
September 1.40" 72.0° 32.5°
October 2.84" 61.8° 25.8°
November 5.84" 48.8° 19.7°
December 6.25" 41.8° 14.1°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 89% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 66% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 100% of other locations on record.