Craters of the Moon
Part of Craters of the Moon National Monument



Any one of several areally extensive natural features not included in other categories.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
43.4296258°, -113.5314037°
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5823 ft. (1775 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. Craters of the Moon is covered by the Inferno Cone, ID US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Points of Interest

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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 CRATERS OF THE M which is approximately 3 miles away and has an elevation of 5,897 feet (74 feet higher than Craters of the Moon). 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 1.76" 29.7° 10.6°
February 1.65" 35.0° 14.3°
March 1.35" 43.2° 21.3°
April 1.12" 55.2° 29.1°
May 1.80" 65.4° 37.1°
June 1.12" 75.8° 44.7°
July .81" 84.9° 51.9°
August .78" 84.1° 50.7°
September .85" 73.1° 41.1°
October .93" 59.8° 31.3°
November 1.48" 40.8° 19.9°
December 1.57" 30.6° 11.1°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 61% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 76% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 84% of other locations on record.