Dry Canyon



Linear depression in the Earth's surface that generally slopes from one end to the other.
See also: Basins
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
40.8882371°, -117.742907°
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4485 ft. (1367 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. Dry Canyon is covered by the Winnemucca East, NV US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Valleys

Thomas Canyon 2.4 mi
Mullen Canyon 2.6 mi
Grass Valley 4.1 mi
Water Canyon 4.2 mi
Railroad Canyon 5.4 mi

Nearby Cities

Winnemucca, NV 6 mi
Golconda, NV 14 mi
Imlay, NV 26 mi
Valmy, NV 33 mi
Unionville, NV 36 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Santa Rosa Creek Water 1.4 mi
Thomas Creek Water 1.8 mi
Westmoreland Ranch Man-made 2.2 mi
S Thomas Ranch Man-made 2.9 mi
North Fork Thomas Creek Water 3.5 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 WINNEMUCCA MUNICIPAL AP which is approximately 3 miles away and has an elevation of 4,297 feet (188 feet lower than Dry Canyon). 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 .83" 41.6° 18.5°
February .62" 48.5° 23.6°
March .86" 55.1° 27.0°
April .85" 62.6° 30.7°
May 1.06" 72.0° 38.4°
June .69" 82.7° 45.8°
July .27" 92.2° 51.8°
August .35" 90.6° 49.2°
September .53" 80.4° 40.2°
October .66" 67.3° 30.2°
November .80" 51.4° 23.3°
December .81" 42.2° 17.0°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 82% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 57% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 97% of other locations on record.