Lion Head



Vertical, standing, often spire-shaped, natural rock formation.
See also: Ranges, Ridges, and Summits
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
44.2650654°, -71.2928527°
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5092 ft. (1552 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. Lion Head is covered by the Mount Washington, NH US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Pillars

Ball Crag 0.8 mi
Nelson Crag 1.1 mi
Glen Boulder 2.1 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Alpine Gardens Land 0.4 mi
Hermit Lake Water 0.4 mi
Alpine Garden Trail Man-made 0.6 mi
WHOM-FM (Mount Washington) Man-made 0.6 mi
Pinkham Notch Camp (historical) Man-made 0.6 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 MOUNT WASHINGTON which is approximately 0 miles away and has an elevation of 6,262 feet (1,170 feet higher than Lion Head). 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 8.52" 14.0° -3.7°
February 7.33" 14.8° -1.7°
March 9.42" 21.3° 5.9°
April 8.43" 29.4° 16.4°
May 8.21" 41.6° 29.5°
June 8.36" 50.3° 38.5°
July 8.02" 54.1° 43.3°
August 8.08" 53.0° 42.1°
September 8.55" 46.1° 34.6°
October 7.66" 36.4° 24.0°
November 10.49" 27.6° 13.6°
December 8.84" 18.5° 1.7°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 100% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 97% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 99% of other locations on record.