Sand Spring (aka Desert Spring)
Part of Death Valley National Park



Place where underground water flows naturally to the surface of the Earth.
See also: Wells
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
37.1882948°, -117.5528957°
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3156 ft. (962 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. Sand Spring is covered by the Sand Spring, CA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Springs

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Oriental Wash Water 0.6 mi
Oriental Wash Water 1.5 mi
Cottonwood Creek Water 2.0 mi
Oriental Mine Man-made 6.2 mi
Last Chance Canyon Land 6.4 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 DEEP SPRINGS COLL which is approximately 27 miles away and has an elevation of 5,225 feet (2,069 feet higher than Sand Spring). 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 .58" 47.4° 19.0°
February .83" 51.7° 24.6°
March .81" 57.8° 30.1°
April .52" 65.8° 35.8°
May .47" 74.6° 44.1°
June .25" 85.1° 52.4°
July .65" 91.3° 58.6°
August .57" 88.8° 56.2°
September .49" 80.6° 48.8°
October .28" 69.0° 37.4°
November .37" 55.0° 25.7°
December .45" 47.2° 18.5°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 76% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 52% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 99% of other locations on record.