Harney Basin



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

Latitude, Longitude:
43.5001491°, -119.0013224°
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4131 ft. (1259 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. Harney Basin is covered by the Burns, OR US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Basins

Harney Valley 7.1 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Oregon Agricultural Experimental Station Man-made 1.6 mi
Rodeo (historical) Man-made 1.8 mi
Chapman Slough Water 2.2 mi
McGee Slough Water 2.4 mi
Sage Hen Creek Water 3.9 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 BURNS MUNICIPAL AP which is approximately 7 miles away and has an elevation of 4,140 feet (9 feet higher than Harney Basin). 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 1.18" 34.7° 14.0°
February 1.11" 40.5° 19.4°
March 1.24" 49.0° 24.9°
April .85" 57.4° 28.6°
May 1.05" 66.1° 35.6°
June .66" 75.1° 41.1°
July .40" 85.4° 46.4°
August .45" 84.5° 43.9°
September .50" 75.0° 35.0°
October .72" 62.4° 26.4°
November 1.11" 44.8° 20.6°
December 1.30" 35.1° 14.6°

Summer High Temps

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

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 66% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 94% of other locations on record.