Elk 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:
43.252924°, -120.1796925°
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5236 ft. (1596 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. Elk Butte is covered by the Elk Butte, OR US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Summits

Elk Mountain 0.2 mi
Dragon Rock 2.5 mi
Rams Butte 7.3 mi
Horse Mountain 8.4 mi
Sand Rock 10.9 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Elk Butte Camp Man-made 1.2 mi
Smokey Waterhole Water 1.6 mi
Viv Waterhole Water 2.4 mi
Geyser Waterhole Water 2.6 mi
Best Waterhole Water 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 WAGONT which is approximately 15 miles away and has an elevation of 4,727 feet (509 feet lower than Elk 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 .83" 36.1° 18.0°
February .80" 41.7° 22.2°
March .89" 48.7° 26.0°
April .63" 56.7° 29.2°
May 1.13" 65.9° 35.5°
June .59" 75.5° 41.8°
July .50" 84.9° 47.5°
August .51" 83.7° 46.0°
September .52" 75.0° 38.4°
October .71" 62.6° 31.1°
November 1.23" 44.9° 24.9°
December 1.09" 36.2° 18.2°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 61% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 54% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 96% of other locations on record.