Ka Pā Puaʻa o Pele (aka Ka Pa Puaa o Pele)
Part of Haleakala National Park

Lava Flows

Lava Flow

Formations resulting from the consolidation of molten rock on the surface of the Earth.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
20.7159384°, -156.1985922°
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7283 ft. (2220 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. Ka Pā Puaʻa o Pele is covered by the Nahiku, HI US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Lava Flows

Kālua ʻAwa 2.3 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Halāliʻi Land 0.2 mi
Puʻunaue Land 0.3 mi
Kamoaopele Land 0.4 mi
Kawilinau Land 0.5 mi
Kaulupō Land 0.5 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 HALEAKALA R S which is approximately 5 miles away and has an elevation of 6,960 feet (323 feet lower than Ka Pā Puaʻa o Pele). 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 9.17" 60.0° 42.0°
February 6.20" 59.1° 41.3°
March 8.59" 59.7° 42.2°
April 5.18" 60.1° 42.6°
May 1.76" 62.3° 44.0°
June 1.43" 65.1° 46.5°
July 2.37" 65.5° 47.7°
August 2.08" 66.1° 47.8°
September 2.27" 64.8° 46.8°
October 2.75" 64.4° 46.4°
November 5.43" 63.2° 45.9°
December 5.89" 61.2° 43.5°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 99% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 95% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 87% of other locations on record.