Buffington Pockets

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Basin

Natural depression or relatively low area enclosed by higher land.
See also: Valleys
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
36.3863629°, -114.6919355°
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Elevation

2759 ft. (841 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. Buffington Pockets is covered by the Piute Point, NV US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Basins

White Basin 6.2 mi
Fire Alcove 10.2 mi
Dry Lake Valley 10.9 mi
Bowl of Fire 11.1 mi
Bitter Spring Valley 11.3 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Wyatt Silica Mine Man-made 1.3 mi
Colorock Quarry Man-made 1.7 mi
Muddy Mountains Land 2.4 mi
Monocline Valley Land 2.5 mi
Muddy Mountain Spring Water 4.0 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 VALLEY OF FIRE ST PK which is approximately 10 miles away and has an elevation of 2,000 feet (759 feet lower than Buffington Pockets). 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 .89" 57.6° 37.8°
February .99" 63.6° 42.4°
March .93" 70.6° 46.6°
April .23" 79.1° 53.5°
May .18" 88.8° 62.5°
June .09" 99.7° 72.6°
July .54" 105.2° 79.2°
August .71" 103.2° 77.2°
September .50" 95.6° 69.6°
October .42" 82.4° 57.6°
November .48" 66.9° 45.2°
December .54" 57.7° 37.8°

Summer High Temps

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

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 91% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

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