Prominent elevation rising above the surrounding level of the Earth's surface; does not include pillars, ridges, or ranges.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
38.7917649°, -80.602315°
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1496 ft. (456 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. Buck Knob is covered by the Orlando, WV US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Summits

Cedar Knob 1.3 mi
Kings Knob 1.7 mi
Hog Knob 2.6 mi
Gabel Knob 3.0 mi
Pleasant Hill 3.8 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Wine Gap Land 0.3 mi
Brown Cemetery Man-made 0.4 mi
Spruce Fork Water 0.9 mi
Big Run Cemetery Man-made 1.1 mi
Buffington Run Water 1.5 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 SUTTON L which is approximately 11 miles away and has an elevation of 835 feet (661 feet lower than Buck Knob). 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 3.59" 43.0° 21.3°
February 3.21" 47.0° 22.7°
March 4.10" 57.0° 29.6°
April 3.83" 68.1° 37.7°
May 4.71" 76.4° 48.0°
June 4.99" 84.2° 57.3°
July 5.53" 88.2° 61.7°
August 4.69" 86.8° 60.7°
September 3.92" 81.1° 54.1°
October 3.12" 70.5° 41.4°
November 3.90" 58.6° 32.3°
December 3.74" 47.7° 25.5°

Summer High Temps

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

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 57% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 81% of other locations on record.