Painted Rock
Part of Kings Canyon National Park

Pillars

Pillar

Vertical, standing, often spire-shaped, natural rock formation.
See also: Ranges, Ridges, and Summits
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
36.9129974°, -118.7770484°
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Elevation

4258 ft. (1298 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. Painted Rock is covered by the Tehipite Dome, CA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Pillars

Kettle Dome 2.5 mi
Obelisk 4.3 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Tehipite Valley Land 0.3 mi
Gorge of Despair Land 0.4 mi
Tehipite Dome Land 0.4 mi
Crown Creek Water 0.5 mi
Silver Spray Falls Water 0.6 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 station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is GRANT GR which is approximately 16 miles away and has an elevation of 6,600 feet (2,342 feet higher than Painted Rock). 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 8.23" 42.3° 27.1°
February 7.58" 42.6° 26.8°
March 7.44" 43.4° 27.8°
April 3.07" 48.0° 31.5°
May 1.50" 55.6° 38.2°
June .57" 66.4° 46.5°
July .23" 74.0° 52.4°
August .11" 73.6° 52.1°
September 1.25" 67.7° 47.5°
October 2.23" 58.2° 40.1°
November 4.31" 48.1° 32.1°
December 5.55" 43.4° 28.0°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 96% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 70% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 63% of other locations on record.