Hole in the Ground
Part of John Day Fossil Beds National Monument

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Basin

Natural depression or relatively low area enclosed by higher land.
See also: Valleys
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
44.5351438°, -119.6174831°
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Elevation

2926 ft. (892 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. Hole in the Ground is covered by the Picture Gorge East, OR US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Basins

Butler Basin 2.6 mi
Turtle Cove 4.2 mi
Big Basin 5.0 mi
Cottonwood Basin 5.7 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Waterspout Gulch Land 0.7 mi
Picture Gorge Land 0.9 mi
Rock Creek Water 0.9 mi
John Day Fossil Beds National Monument Man-made 1.0 mi
Sheep Rock Land 1.1 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 MONUMENT 2 which is approximately 22 miles away and has an elevation of 1,995 feet (931 feet lower than Hole in the Ground). 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 1.42" 42.7° 21.8°
February 1.15" 49.6° 25.6°
March 1.51" 57.4° 30.1°
April 1.37" 64.6° 34.1°
May 1.55" 71.9° 40.2°
June 1.20" 80.9° 45.9°
July .56" 90.6° 50.0°
August .77" 90.6° 48.5°
September .60" 81.8° 40.7°
October .92" 68.7° 32.2°
November 1.58" 51.6° 28.3°
December 1.39" 43.1° 22.5°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 72% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

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

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 87% of other locations on record.