American Hill



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:
39.4857314°, -120.7602198°
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5111 ft. (1558 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. American Hill is covered by the Alleghany, CA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Summits

Nearby Points of Interest

American Hill Mine Man-made 0.3 mi
Pilgrim Mine Man-made 0.5 mi
American Hill Cabin Man-made 0.8 mi
Alaskan Mine Man-made 0.9 mi
Bell Point Land 1.2 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 DOWNIEVI which is approximately 6 miles away and has an elevation of 2,914 feet (2,197 feet lower than American Hill). 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 11.07" 48.6° 29.5°
February 10.69" 53.1° 31.0°
March 9.84" 58.2° 32.8°
April 4.56" 65.0° 35.0°
May 2.92" 72.8° 40.4°
June .93" 82.0° 45.4°
July .32" 88.7° 49.2°
August .34" 88.8° 48.3°
September 1.51" 83.1° 44.5°
October 3.63" 72.6° 38.1°
November 8.04" 56.0° 32.5°
December 8.79" 48.2° 29.1°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 62% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 75% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 95% of other locations on record.