Bear Wallow

Basins

Basin

Natural depression or relatively low area enclosed by higher land.
See also: Valleys
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
39.1010125°, -120.6624294°
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Elevation

3930 ft. (1198 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. Bear Wallow is covered by the Michigan Bluff, CA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Basins

Devils Basin 0.6 mi

Nearby Cities

Foresthill, CA 10 mi
Alta, CA 11 mi
Dutch Flat, CA 12 mi
Colfax, CA 16 mi
Georgetown, CA 16 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Bear Wallow Tunnel Man-made 0.0 mi
Devils Thumb Land 0.4 mi
Deadwood Ridge Land 0.5 mi
Sourdough Pit Man-made 0.5 mi
Basin Mine Man-made 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 BLUE CANYON which is approximately 13 miles away and has an elevation of 5,280 feet (1,350 feet higher than Bear Wallow). 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 11.72" 44.7° 32.9°
February 11.57" 44.9° 32.7°
March 10.50" 46.4° 33.0°
April 4.98" 52.5° 36.5°
May 2.93" 61.0° 44.3°
June .88" 69.7° 52.0°
July .37" 76.9° 58.3°
August .43" 76.8° 57.8°
September 1.44" 71.4° 53.1°
October 3.86" 62.3° 45.9°
November 8.97" 49.4° 36.2°
December 8.71" 45.6° 32.6°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 93% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 82% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

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