Cottonwood Cañon (aka Cottonwood Canon)



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:
39.7182435°, -119.5099016°
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5777 ft. (1761 m.)

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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. Cottonwood Cañon is covered by the Spanish Springs Peak, NV US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Valleys

Wilcox Canyon 2.4 mi
Hay Canyon 2.5 mi
Right Hand Canyon 3.0 mi
Home Ranch Canyon 3.5 mi
Piute Cañon 4.8 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Quaking Aspen Spring Water 1.4 mi
Twin Springs Water 1.5 mi
Jackass Spring Water 1.5 mi
Sand Spring Water 1.9 mi
Wilcox Ranch Man-made 2.3 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 WADSWORTH 4 N which is approximately 12 miles away and has an elevation of 4,200 feet (1,577 feet lower than Cottonwood Cañon). 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 .59" 45.9° 20.6°
February .64" 52.9° 24.9°
March .70" 59.3° 29.5°
April .43" 65.8° 34.3°
May .52" 74.3° 42.2°
June .55" 83.9° 49.5°
July .36" 92.2° 55.4°
August .27" 91.1° 52.8°
September .61" 82.4° 44.4°
October .37" 70.6° 34.0°
November .49" 55.8° 25.8°
December .49" 47.0° 19.0°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 82% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 50% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

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