Rainbow Lake

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Lake

Natural body of inland water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
41.4558768°, -121.9381913°
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Elevation

5997 ft. (1828 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. Rainbow Lake is covered by the Rainbow Mountain, CA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Lakes

Hemlock Lake 1.7 mi
Antelope Creek Lakes 2.5 mi
Frog Lake 3.0 mi
Duck Lake 5.1 mi
Surprise Lake 6.1 mi

Nearby Cities

Colusa, CA 155 mi
Lake Wildwood, CA 158 mi
Sutter, CA 159 mi
Smartsville, CA 159 mi
Nevada City, CA 159 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Rainbow Mountain Land 1.5 mi
Dry Creek Peak Land 1.9 mi
Dry Creek Spring Water 2.0 mi
Trout Creek Butte Land 2.7 mi
Watakma Butte Land 2.7 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 MC CL which is approximately 17 miles away and has an elevation of 3,280 feet (2,717 feet lower than Rainbow Lake). 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 8.82" 47.1° 24.4°
February 8.28" 49.5° 26.8°
March 7.64" 53.8° 29.3°
April 3.28" 61.0° 32.6°
May 2.33" 70.5° 38.5°
June .97" 79.3° 45.0°
July .28" 87.4° 49.2°
August .42" 87.2° 47.2°
September 1.15" 81.0° 42.0°
October 2.78" 69.8° 34.9°
November 6.13" 53.8° 28.7°
December 6.98" 47.4° 24.8°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 54% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 65% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 80% of other locations on record.