Drift Peak

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Summit

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

Latitude, Longitude:
48.2929933°, -116.0282222°
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Elevation

6266 ft. (1910 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. Drift Peak is covered by the Benning Mountain, ID US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Summits

Twin Peaks 1.4 mi
Bear Mountain 2.1 mi
Stanley Peak 2.5 mi
Spruce Mountain 2.6 mi
East Fork Peak 3.1 mi

Nearby Cities

Ely, NV 628 mi
Kingston, NV 630 mi
Baker, NV 648 mi
Preston, NV 650 mi
Lund, NV 654 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Briar Creek Water 1.6 mi
Spruce Lake Water 1.7 mi
Drift Creek Water 2.1 mi
Cliff Creek Water 2.2 mi
Thunder Creek Water 2.2 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 T which is approximately 14 miles away and has an elevation of 1,929 feet (4,337 feet lower than Drift Peak). 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 3.00" 32.7° 19.8°
February 2.29" 39.6° 23.0°
March 1.90" 49.9° 27.6°
April 1.63" 60.8° 33.1°
May 2.04" 68.9° 40.5°
June 1.97" 76.3° 46.6°
July 1.38" 84.7° 50.0°
August 1.19" 85.2° 48.9°
September 1.30" 73.5° 41.6°
October 1.89" 58.2° 34.4°
November 3.66" 40.5° 28.9°
December 3.21" 32.9° 21.7°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 59% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 52% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 67% of other locations on record.