Chocolate Butte



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:
40.045746°, -118.1237477°
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4665 ft. (1422 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. Chocolate Butte is covered by the Cornish Peak, NV US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Summits

Buena Vista Hills 2.7 mi
Cornish Peak 6.6 mi
Pine Mountain 8.6 mi
Table Mountain 9.3 mi
Logan Peak 9.8 mi

Nearby Cities

Lovelock, NV 21 mi
Unionville, NV 28 mi
Imlay, NV 43 mi
Fallon, NV 53 mi
Nixon, NV 67 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

American Ore Section Ten Mine Man-made 0.7 mi
Segerstrom-Heizer Mine Man-made 1.2 mi
American Ore Section Sixteen Mine Man-made 2.0 mi
Antelope Valley Land 2.0 mi
Rockwell Station (historical) Man-made 3.3 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 LOVEL which is approximately 20 miles away and has an elevation of 3,975 feet (690 feet lower than Chocolate Butte). 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 .58" 41.3° 18.3°
February .51" 50.1° 24.3°
March .48" 57.8° 28.6°
April .64" 65.3° 33.7°
May .65" 74.0° 41.7°
June .57" 83.7° 48.6°
July .17" 91.7° 54.3°
August .27" 89.8° 51.8°
September .50" 80.2° 44.1°
October .50" 67.3° 33.9°
November .49" 51.5° 23.9°
December .54" 42.3° 17.6°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 78% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 55% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

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