Basin Peak



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

Latitude, Longitude:
39.3821266°, -120.3640927°
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9019 ft. (2749 m.)

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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. Basin Peak is covered by the Independence Lake, CA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Summits

Castle Peak 1.4 mi
Andesite Peak 2.2 mi
Mount Marliave 3.1 mi
Red Mountain 3.4 mi
Mount Lola 3.5 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Devils Oven Lake Water 0.7 mi
Round Valley Land 0.8 mi
Warren Lake Trail Man-made 0.8 mi
Warren Lake Water 1.2 mi
Paradise Lake Water 1.2 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 SAGEHEN CR which is approximately 8 miles away and has an elevation of 6,337 feet (2,682 feet lower than Basin 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 4.89" 38.8° 14.1°
February 5.58" 41.5° 15.9°
March 5.15" 46.0° 20.3°
April 1.76" 52.4° 23.9°
May 1.50" 61.0° 29.2°
June .63" 70.4° 34.1°
July .52" 78.2° 36.9°
August .55" 77.5° 36.7°
September 1.15" 70.9° 32.1°
October 2.19" 59.8° 26.1°
November 4.31" 45.5° 20.2°
December 4.40" 38.8° 13.8°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 90% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 67% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 57% of other locations on record.