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Dyer, Nevada
2015-04-29 18 29 47 Old truck and buildings in Dyer, Nevada.jpg
Country United States
State Nevada
County Esmeralda
Area
 • Total 32.6 sq mi (84.4 km2)
 • Land 32.5 sq mi (84.2 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation
4,880 ft (1,490 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 259
 • Density 8/sq mi (3.1/km2)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
89010
FIPS code 32-20700
GNIS feature ID 859604

Dyer is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Fish Lake Valley, Esmeralda County, Nevada, United States. It had a population of 259 as of the 2010 census. The town serves the surrounding area's sparse rural population of mainly ranchers and indigenous Paiute people. The town has a gas station/store, cafe, post office and airport.

Dyer is located on State Route 264, near Nevada's border with California. It is 25 miles (40 km) south of U.S. Route 6 and 15 miles (24 km) north of Oasis, California.

Climate

The Köppen Climate System classifies the weather in this area as semi-arid, abbreviated BSk. This climate type occurs primarily on the periphery of true deserts in low-latitude semiarid steppe regions.

Climate data for Dyer, Nevada
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 7.8
(46)
11.1
(52)
15
(59)
19.4
(67)
24.4
(76)
30
(86)
33.9
(93)
32.8
(91)
28.3
(83)
21.7
(71)
13.9
(57)
8.3
(47)
20.6
(69)
Average low °C (°F) -8.9
(16)
-5.6
(22)
-3.3
(26)
-0.6
(31)
3.9
(39)
8.3
(47)
11.7
(53)
10.6
(51)
6.1
(43)
0
(32)
-5.6
(22)
-9.4
(15)
0.6
(33)
Precipitation mm (inches) 13
(0.5)
13
(0.5)
10
(0.4)
13
(0.5)
13
(0.5)
8
(0.3)
10
(0.4)
10
(0.4)
10
(0.4)
10
(0.4)
10
(0.4)
8
(0.3)
127
(5)
Source: Weatherbase
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