Beech Mountain

Summits

Summit

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

Latitude, Longitude:
38.6720524°, -80.1361854°
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Elevation

3553 ft. (1083 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. Beech Mountain is covered by the Pickens, WV US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Summits

Round Knob 1.8 mi
Blue Rock Knob 2.5 mi
Buck Knob 2.6 mi
Whitman Knob 3.2 mi
Turkeybone Mountain 3.9 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Bear Run Water 0.6 mi
Hartridge Man-made 0.7 mi
Camp 9 Run Water 1.2 mi
Camp Nine (historical) Man-made 1.2 mi
Hicks Cemetery Man-made 1.2 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 PICKENS 1 which is approximately 4 miles away and has an elevation of 2,769 feet (784 feet lower than Beech Mountain). 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 5.74" 37.6° 18.3°
February 5.03" 40.9° 20.4°
March 6.10" 50.1° 28.3°
April 5.43" 60.2° 36.3°
May 6.24" 68.9° 45.0°
June 5.78" 75.4° 53.1°
July 6.73" 78.4° 57.3°
August 5.29" 77.3° 55.9°
September 4.95" 71.9° 50.0°
October 4.25" 62.8° 38.9°
November 5.23" 51.4° 30.4°
December 5.49" 41.9° 22.3°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 90% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 53% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 97% of other locations on record.