Rainbow Mountain
Part of Sequoia National Park

Summits

Summit

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:
36.4235518°, -118.550092°
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Elevation

12034 ft. (3668 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 Mountain is covered by the Mineral King, CA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Summits

Tulare Peak 1.1 mi
Mount Florence 1.2 mi
Mineral Peak 1.8 mi
Sawtooth Peak 2.2 mi
Needham Mountain 2.2 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Franklin Lakes Water 0.6 mi
Lady Franklin Lake 104-011 Dam Man-made 0.6 mi
Franklin Pass Land 0.8 mi
Lady Franklin Mine Man-made 1.2 mi
Crystal Lake Water 1.4 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 LODGEP which is approximately 16 miles away and has an elevation of 6,735 feet (5,299 feet lower than Rainbow Mountain). 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 8.60" 39.1° 15.3°
February 8.71" 42.1° 16.7°
March 7.66" 44.4° 20.6°
April 3.06" 49.9° 25.0°
May 1.34" 57.9° 31.7°
June .66" 68.2° 38.6°
July .47" 75.6° 43.9°
August .34" 75.0° 43.0°
September 1.51" 68.3° 37.7°
October 2.02" 58.2° 29.9°
November 4.38" 45.6° 21.8°
December 5.99" 38.7° 15.9°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 94% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 62% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 69% of other locations on record.