San Rafael Wilderness



A tract of land set aside for a specific use (does not include forests, civil divisions, parks).
See also: Dams, Locales, Mines, Parks, and Woods
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
34.8127896°, -119.8654884°
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2802 ft. (854 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. San Rafael Wilderness is covered by the Hurricane Deck, CA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Abel Canyon Campground Man-made 0.7 mi
Abel Canyon Land 0.7 mi
Cliff Campground Man-made 1.1 mi
Mine Canyon Land 1.4 mi
Big Bend Canyon Land 1.6 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 NEW CUYAMA FIRE which is approximately 14 miles away and has an elevation of 2,160 feet (642 feet lower than San Rafael Wilderness). 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 1.43" 60.3° 32.0°
February 1.75" 62.3° 34.3°
March 1.71" 64.6° 36.2°
April .43" 71.2° 38.2°
May .26" 79.5° 43.6°
June .05" 88.5° 49.8°
July .07" 94.2° 55.1°
August .10" 93.2° 54.0°
September .33" 87.0° 50.1°
October .30" 77.5° 42.3°
November .66" 66.1° 34.3°
December 1.01" 60.8° 30.8°

Summer High Temps

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

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 78% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 98% of other locations on record.