Teapot 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:
37.1682859°, -116.0442037°
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4285 ft. (1306 m.)

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Nearby Craters

Nearby Cities

Rachel, NV 37 mi
Beatty, NV 43 mi
Indian Springs, NV 46 mi
Alamo, NV 50 mi
Hiko, NV 54 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Argillite Wash Water 0.9 mi
Butte Wash Water 1.0 mi
Nevada Test Site Area 10 Man-made 1.4 mi
Smoky Man-made 1.9 mi
White Hill Spring Water 2.1 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 DESERT ROCK AP which is approximately 38 miles away and has an elevation of 3,301 feet (984 feet lower than Teapot 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 .93" 55.6° 32.7°
February .69" 60.2° 36.6°
March .49" 66.1° 40.4°
April .26" 73.9° 46.0°
May .22" 83.1° 54.0°
June .06" 93.8° 62.9°
July .52" 99.0° 69.5°
August .44" 97.1° 68.0°
September .20" 89.4° 60.3°
October .26" 77.9° 48.8°
November .34" 64.3° 37.3°
December .49" 56.1° 31.8°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 98% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

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

Precipitation Levels

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