Palmetto Mountains



Chain of hills or mountains; a somewhat linear, complex mountainous or hilly area.
See also: Pillars, Ridges, and Summits
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
37.4765978°, -117.5742522°
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7930 ft. (2417 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. Palmetto Mountains is covered by the Magruder Mountain, NV US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Excelsior Spring Water 0.8 mi
Mattmueller Mine Man-made 0.9 mi
Palmetto Mountain Land 1.0 mi
Buster Mine Man-made 1.7 mi
Nevada Silver State Mine Man-made 1.7 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 SILVERP which is approximately 20 miles away and has an elevation of 4,260 feet (3,670 feet lower than Palmetto Mountains). 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 .35" 47.3° 19.4°
February .34" 55.1° 25.1°
March .64" 61.8° 32.5°
April .36" 70.2° 38.8°
May .40" 79.5° 48.2°
June .27" 90.5° 57.0°
July .39" 97.3° 62.4°
August .47" 95.4° 59.7°
September .52" 86.4° 50.9°
October .55" 73.4° 38.1°
November .27" 57.4° 27.0°
December .16" 47.0° 18.1°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 97% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 53% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

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