Railroad Valley

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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:
38.8752112°, -115.6019793°
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Elevation

5200 ft. (1585 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. Railroad Valley is covered by the Duckwater NE, NV US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Basins

Nearby Cities

Preston, NV 29 mi
Lund, NV 32 mi
Ruth, NV 43 mi
Ely, NV 46 mi
Eureka, NV 48 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Bull Creek Reservoir Water 0.4 mi
Broom Canyon Land 1.8 mi
McCubes (historical) Man-made 2.4 mi
Duckwater Cemetery Man-made 3.2 mi
Bull Creek Well Number Two Man-made 3.3 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 BLUE EAGLE RANCH HA which is approximately 25 miles away and has an elevation of 4,780 feet (420 feet lower than Railroad Valley). 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 .77" 38.8° 15.1°
February .62" 47.6° 21.1°
March .98" 56.4° 28.2°
April .86" 65.0° 33.7°
May 1.05" 74.1° 42.5°
June .45" 85.4° 51.0°
July .52" 92.8° 56.7°
August .69" 90.7° 55.0°
September .75" 81.7° 46.5°
October 1.02" 68.8° 34.9°
November .69" 51.5° 24.1°
December .38" 41.0° 15.7°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 85% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 63% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

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