Bighorn Cove
Part of Lake Mead National Recreation Area



Indentation of a coastline or shoreline enclosing a part of a body of water; a body of water partly surrounded by land.
See also: Harbors
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
36.149424°, -114.6294261°
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1204 ft. (367 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. Bighorn Cove is covered by the Callville Bay, NV US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Bays

Bearing Cove 0.6 mi
Rotary Cove 0.6 mi
Hamblin Bay 0.8 mi
Rufus Cove 0.9 mi
Canyon Point Cove 1.6 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Bearing Point Water 0.4 mi
Flamingo Reef Land 0.8 mi
Boulder Canyon Land 0.9 mi
Bearing Peak Land 0.9 mi
Canyon Point Land 1.3 mi

Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather stations. The nearest temperature station is XN ECHO which is approximately 16 miles away and has an elevation of 150 feet (46 feet higher than Bighorn Cove). The nearest precipitation station is BOULDER C which is approximately 18 miles away and has an elevation of 150 feet (1,246 feet higher than Bighorn Cove). 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 .73" 58.2° 34.9°
February .77" 64.6° 39.3°
March .93" 70.8° 46.1°
April .25" 80.4° 52.5°
May .22" 91.3° 62.8°
June .11" 102.1° 72.9°
July .55" 107.5° 79.7°
August .89" 106.3° 78.1°
September .62" 97.9° 68.1°
October .29" 83.7° 56.0°
November .49" 68.0° 43.4°
December .47" 58.5° 36.2°

Summer High Temps

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

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 86% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 100% of other locations on record.