Mattole Canyon (aka Matthews Creek Recreation Site)

Valleys

Valley

Linear depression in the Earth's surface that generally slopes from one end to the other.
See also: Basins
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
40.1526421°, -123.9983682°
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Elevation

597 ft. (182 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. Mattole Canyon is covered by the Ettersburg, CA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Valleys

Buck Gulch 4.9 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Blue Slide Creek Water 0.7 mi
French Creek Water 1.1 mi
Bear Creek Water 1.2 mi
Briceland Ranch Man-made 1.4 mi
Grindstone Creek Water 1.7 mi

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 SHELTER COVE AV which is approximately 9 miles away and has an elevation of 246 feet (351 feet lower than Mattole Canyon). 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 10.29" 57.4° 45.1°
February 9.35" 58.2° 45.6°
March 8.78" 59.4° 45.7°
April 4.16" 61.6° 46.1°
May 2.62" 66.0° 48.2°
June 1.00" 68.9° 50.0°
July .18" 69.4° 51.2°
August .60" 69.5° 52.0°
September 1.39" 70.1° 52.1°
October 4.14" 67.2° 51.3°
November 8.55" 61.4° 48.3°
December 10.41" 57.7° 45.7°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 97% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 97% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 95% of other locations on record.