Backbone Ridge

Ridges

Ridge

Elevation with a narrow, elongated crest which can be part of a hill or mountain.
See also: Pillars, Ranges, and Summits
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
40.8937513°, -123.1514246°
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Elevation

3537 ft. (1078 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. Backbone Ridge is covered by the Thurston Peaks, CA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Ridges

Blue Ridge 0.8 mi
Limestone Ridge 4.2 mi

Nearby Cities

Redwood Valley, CA 113 mi
Calpella, CA 115 mi
Comptche, CA 115 mi
Little River, CA 117 mi
Albion, CA 120 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Backbone Ridge Lookout Man-made 0.5 mi
Norway Gulch Land 0.8 mi
Stoveleg Gap Land 0.9 mi
Thurston Gulch Land 1.0 mi
China Springs Water 1.0 mi

Nearby Photos

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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 BIG BAR 4 E which is approximately 11 miles away and has an elevation of 1,250 feet (2,287 feet lower than Backbone Ridge). 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 6.82" 50.0° 33.4°
February 6.06" 56.9° 34.2°
March 5.45" 63.2° 36.2°
April 2.20" 71.1° 37.8°
May 1.36" 79.8° 42.8°
June .52" 88.5° 48.1°
July .21" 96.8° 51.8°
August .38" 96.7° 51.4°
September .95" 90.0° 47.3°
October 2.25" 76.4° 40.6°
November 5.39" 56.2° 37.1°
December 6.33" 48.5° 33.7°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 96% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 83% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 55% of other locations on record.