Sleeping Column Canyon

Valleys

Valley

Linear depression in the Earth's surface that generally slopes from one end to the other.
See also: Basins
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
37.692159°, -116.8764556°
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Elevation

5643 ft. (1720 m.)

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Nearby Valleys

Nearby Cities

Goldfield, NV 20 mi
Tonopah, NV 32 mi
Silver Peak, NV 42 mi
Beatty, NV 55 mi
Rachel, NV 62 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Urania Peak Land 2.2 mi
Cactus Range Land 2.9 mi
Cactus Silver Mine Man-made 3.0 mi
Urania Mine Man-made 3.0 mi
Cactus Spring Water 3.8 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 GOLDFI which is approximately 20 miles away and has an elevation of 5,690 feet (47 feet higher than Sleeping Column Canyon). 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 .66" 42.4° 21.5°
February .83" 47.3° 25.3°
March .89" 53.3° 29.7°
April .52" 61.2° 35.0°
May .71" 70.1° 43.0°
June .41" 81.4° 51.9°
July .43" 88.1° 59.3°
August .67" 86.3° 58.1°
September .53" 77.8° 50.2°
October .53" 65.8° 39.3°
November .29" 51.4° 28.6°
December .27" 43.0° 21.2°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 58% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 57% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

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