South Mesa (aka Southern Bench)



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:
37.2705058°, -116.2008777°
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7333 ft. (2235 m.)

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Nearby Summits

Aqueduct Mesa 2.8 mi
Survey Butte 4.6 mi
Rainier Mesa 4.6 mi
Twin Peaks 5.1 mi
Quartet Dome 5.8 mi

Nearby Cities

Rachel, NV 36 mi
Beatty, NV 40 mi
Indian Springs, NV 57 mi
Alamo, NV 57 mi
Hiko, NV 58 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Mouse Meadow Land 1.1 mi
Gold Meadows Land 3.0 mi
Moor Hen Meadow Land 3.1 mi
Nevada Test Site Area 14 Man-made 3.5 mi
The Aqueduct Land 4.0 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 BEATTY 8 N which is approximately 34 miles away and has an elevation of 3,550 feet (3,783 feet lower than South Mesa). 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 .74" 53.5° 27.8°
February .92" 58.2° 30.8°
March 1.03" 63.4° 35.1°
April .38" 71.0° 40.2°
May .38" 79.8° 48.1°
June .21" 90.3° 55.2°
July .38" 96.6° 60.8°
August .40" 95.0° 59.8°
September .44" 88.1° 54.0°
October .27" 76.6° 43.8°
November .41" 63.0° 33.3°
December .49" 54.3° 27.2°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 96% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 71% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

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