Lunar Crater

Craters

Crater

Circular-shaped depression at the summit of a volcanic cone or one on the surface of the land caused by the impact of a meteorite; a manmade depression caused by an explosion.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
38.3841237°, -116.0688927°
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Elevation

5584 ft. (1702 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. Lunar Crater is covered by the Lunar Crater, NV US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

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Nearby Points of Interest

South Kidney Butte Land 1.6 mi
Badland Reservoir Number Two Water 2.0 mi
North Kidney Butte Land 2.1 mi
Mesa Spring Water 3.6 mi
Big Sand Springs Valley Land 3.7 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 TWIN SPRINGS FALL which is approximately 14 miles away and has an elevation of 5,300 feet (284 feet lower than Lunar Crater). 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 .48" 41.3° 11.8°
February .30" 50.0° 19.8°
March .60" 58.3° 25.6°
April .40" 66.9° 29.7°
May .75" 75.5° 38.4°
June .38" 84.8° 45.5°
July .35" 91.9° 52.0°
August .57" 90.1° 49.2°
September .44" 80.2° 39.9°
October .61" 68.8° 30.0°
November .26" 53.4° 18.8°
December .17" 43.7° 11.9°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 80% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 73% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

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