Baldy Mesa, California facts for kids

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Baldy Mesa, California
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State California
County San Bernardino
Elevation 3,488 ft (1,063 m)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)

Baldy Mesa is an unincorporated community in the Victor Valley of the Mojave Desert, within San Bernardino County, California.

Geography

Baldy Mesa is located west of the cities of Hesperia and Victorville, and northeast of the unincorporated community of Phelan in San Bernardino County, California. The coordinates are 34.459N, -117.45W, the elevation is 3,488 feet, and it is in the Pacific Time Zone (UTC-8, UTC-7 in the summer). It is a rural desert community situated in the Mojave Desert, just north of the Cajon Pass and the San Gabriel Mountains. It is about 53 miles (85 km) from Los Angeles, and about 26 miles (42 km) from San Bernardino.

Climate

Baldy Mesa has a high desert climate with hot dry summers and generally cold and wet winters. The area experiences intense rain and occasional snow in the winter months. Spring and autumn see more mild temperatures. Winds in the area can be strong as a result of the Santa Ana winds in the autumn months.


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