Also Known As: Emerald Lake, Paradise Lake, Mammoth Hot Spring, Great Spring, Boiling Coral Well, Great Hot Spring, Hot Spring Lake, Prism Lake, and Prismatic Lake.
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. Grand Prismatic Spring is covered by the Lower Geyser Basin, WY US Topo Map quadrantFree US Topo Map PDF Order Waterproof Printed Topo Map
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 OLD FAITH which is approximately 5 miles away and has an elevation of 7,360 feet (90 feet higher than Grand Prismatic Spring). 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.
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This location's average summer high temps are lower than 95% of other locations on record.
This location's average winter low temps are lower than 95% of other locations on record.
This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 68% of other locations on record.