Ball Rock



Prominent elevation rising above the surrounding level of the Earth's surface; does not include pillars, ridges, or ranges.
See also: Pillars and Ridges
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
39.9668208°, -122.7377803°
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6644 ft. (2025 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. Ball Rock is covered by the Riley Ridge, CA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Summits

Ball Mountain 3.5 mi
Brush Mountain 4.3 mi
Red Mountain 4.5 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Rocky Cabin Spring Water 0.9 mi
Cold Spring Water 0.9 mi
Rocky Cabin Recreation Site Man-made 1.0 mi
Cold Springs Forest Service Facility Man-made 1.1 mi
Cold Spring Ridge Land 1.1 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 STONY GORGE RESERV which is approximately 29 miles away and has an elevation of 800 feet (5,844 feet lower than Ball Rock). 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 4.50" 55.5° 33.2°
February 3.86" 59.3° 36.1°
March 3.24" 63.1° 38.5°
April 1.11" 70.1° 41.7°
May .86" 79.4° 48.1°
June .45" 88.7° 55.5°
July .11" 95.3° 60.4°
August .22" 94.1° 58.7°
September .30" 88.9° 53.8°
October 1.18" 78.5° 46.1°
November 2.41" 63.3° 37.2°
December 3.07" 55.9° 32.4°

Summer High Temps

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

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 81% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 73% of other locations on record.