Buzzard Peak



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:
38.4665772°, -122.5999836°
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1519 ft. (463 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. Buzzard Peak is covered by the Kenwood, CA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Summits

Mount Hood 2.5 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Silver Shoon Ranch 2422 Dam Man-made 1.4 mi
Azalea Creek Picnic Area Man-made 1.5 mi
Quarry Picnic Area Man-made 1.8 mi
Homestead Meadow Picnic Area Man-made 1.9 mi
Pythian Home Cemetery Man-made 1.9 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 SANTA R which is approximately 6 miles away and has an elevation of 167 feet (1,352 feet lower than Buzzard 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 6.25" 57.8° 39.5°
February 6.08" 62.0° 42.5°
March 4.71" 64.8° 44.2°
April 1.67" 69.6° 45.6°
May .83" 74.2° 48.7°
June .19" 79.9° 52.1°
July .06" 82.2° 53.0°
August .11" 82.3° 53.2°
September .49" 81.8° 52.5°
October 1.81" 76.9° 48.7°
November 4.31" 65.3° 43.0°
December 4.50" 58.1° 38.8°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 75% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 92% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 59% of other locations on record.