Kern Mountains



Chain of hills or mountains; a somewhat linear, complex mountainous or hilly area.
See also: Pillars, Ridges, and Summits
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
39.6985521°, -114.1925036°
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8619 ft. (2627 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. Kern Mountains is covered by the Blue Mass Canyon, NV US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

McGill, NV 37 mi
Baker, NV 47 mi
Ely, NV 48 mi
Ruth, NV 51 mi
Preston, NV 71 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Loties Canyon Land 1.9 mi
Ferrys Canyon Land 2.2 mi
Grass Valley Springs Water 2.4 mi
Rock Springs Land 2.4 mi
Grass Valley Reservoir Water 2.5 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 PART which is approximately 17 miles away and has an elevation of 4,780 feet (3,839 feet lower than Kern Mountains). 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 .47" 39.2° 15.0°
February .47" 46.0° 20.5°
March .59" 55.6° 27.8°
April .70" 63.8° 33.3°
May 1.06" 73.7° 41.2°
June .53" 85.6° 49.7°
July .60" 93.6° 56.3°
August .59" 91.4° 54.7°
September .72" 81.0° 45.5°
October .76" 67.0° 34.5°
November .46" 50.9° 24.4°
December .23" 40.8° 15.4°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 88% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 63% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

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