Mount Wilson



Prominent elevation rising above the surrounding level of the Earth's surface; does not include pillars, ridges, or ranges.
See also: Pillars, Ranges, and Ridges
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
38.931041°, -116.8428586°
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9167 ft. (2794 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. Mount Wilson is covered by the Northumberland Pass, NV US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Summits

Mount Gooding 1.9 mi
Wildcat Peak 5.8 mi
Mount Ziggurat 5.9 mi
West Knob 7.6 mi
Diana Peak 7.7 mi

Nearby Cities

Kingston, NV 23 mi
Austin, NV 41 mi
Gabbs, NV 58 mi
Eureka, NV 62 mi
Tonopah, NV 63 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Toquima Range Land 0.8 mi
Side Hill Spring Water 1.0 mi
Threemile Canyon Land 1.5 mi
Perkins Canyon Land 1.5 mi
Mormon Mine Man-made 1.8 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 SMOKEY VAL which is approximately 20 miles away and has an elevation of 5,625 feet (3,542 feet lower than Mount Wilson). 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 .57" 44.1° 15.7°
February .61" 50.2° 21.5°
March .89" 56.9° 26.5°
April .57" 64.6° 31.3°
May .72" 73.4° 38.8°
June .49" 84.1° 47.3°
July .61" 91.1° 53.6°
August .74" 89.1° 52.1°
September .63" 80.5° 43.3°
October .60" 69.0° 33.1°
November .49" 54.1° 22.9°
December .33" 45.1° 15.6°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 75% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 61% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 98% of other locations on record.