Wheeler Peak

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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:
38.4185271°, -119.2882128°
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Elevation

11630 ft. (3545 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. Wheeler Peak is covered by the Mount Patterson, CA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Summits

Mount Patterson 1.5 mi
South Sister 4.5 mi
Middle Sister 6.2 mi
Mount Jackson 6.6 mi

Nearby Cities

Bridgeport, CA 12 mi
Walker, CA 12 mi
Coleville, CA 16 mi
Topaz, CA 19 mi
Topaz Lake, NV 24 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Long Meadow Land 1.1 mi
Frederick Mine Man-made 1.2 mi
Boulder Flat Land 1.3 mi
Sweetwater Mountains Land 1.6 mi
Kentuck Mine Man-made 1.7 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 BRIDGEP which is approximately 12 miles away and has an elevation of 6,470 feet (5,160 feet lower than Wheeler Peak). 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 1.29" 40.5° 8.1°
February 1.46" 43.6° 11.4°
March 1.07" 48.9° 18.7°
April .40" 56.2° 23.1°
May .54" 63.7° 29.8°
June .58" 73.0° 36.4°
July .45" 81.4° 40.3°
August .50" 80.4° 38.9°
September .50" 73.8° 31.3°
October .35" 64.6° 22.7°
November .86" 51.3° 16.1°
December 1.01" 42.1° 9.4°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 80% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 81% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 97% of other locations on record.