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Mt Baldy, California
Mount Baldy, California is located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area
Mount Baldy, California
Mount Baldy, California
Location in the Los Angeles metropolitan area
Mount Baldy, California is located in California
Mount Baldy, California
Mount Baldy, California
Location in California
Mount Baldy, California is located in the United States
Mount Baldy, California
Mount Baldy, California
Location in the United States
Country  United States
State  California
County Flag of San Bernardino County, California.png San Bernardino
Elevation
1,278 m (4,193 ft)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
91759
Area code(s) 909
GNIS feature ID 1660300

Mount Baldy or Mount Baldy Village, formerly Camp Baynham and Camp Baldy, is an unincorporated community in the San Gabriel Mountains, in San Bernardino County near the eastern border of Los Angeles County, in Southern California. It is located below Mount San Antonio, commonly known as "Mount Baldy", hence its name.

Geography

It is located below Mount San Antonio (Mt Baldy) in San Antonio Canyon. San Antonio Creek flows through the community. It is surrounded by Angeles National Forest. Mt Baldy is 12 miles (19 km) north of Ontario.

Buildings

Mt Baldy has a post office with ZIP code 91759. The community was established as Camp Baynham in 1906; it changed its name to Camp Baldy in 1910 and became Mt Baldy in 1951. Its post office was established in 1913.

The Mt Baldy School District operates the Mt Baldy School in town. The Mt Baldy Zen Center is located in the area.

The Mt Baldy Ski Lifts are above the town on the slopes of Mt Baldy.

Climate

Mt Baldy has relatively cold winters with mild snow. Temperatures often fall to 20 °F (−7 °C) at night. It is usually 35–45 °F (2–7 °C) during the day during the winter, and 20–25 °F at night. Annual snowfall is about 54 inches. Summer temperatures are mild to warm, and can get chilly at night. Daytime temperatures are 70–80 °F (21–27 °C), with lows of 45–55 °F (7–13 °C). Thunderstorms are not common, on occasion they brew in the mountains in and surrounding Mt Baldy. They usually occur in the afternoon, and clear up by late evening.

Climate data for Mt. Baldy
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 39
(3.9)
38
(3.3)
38
(3.3)
48
(8.9)
58
(14.4)
66
(18.9)
76
(24.4)
75
(23.9)
68
(20)
59
(15)
47
(8.3)
38
(3.3)
54
(12.2)
Daily mean °F (°C) 33
(0.6)
32
(0)
31
(-0.6)
38
(3.3)
47
(8.3)
54
(12.2)
64
(17.8)
63
(17.2)
56
(13.3)
49
(9.4)
38
(3.3)
31
(-0.6)
44.7
(7.04)
Average low °F (°C) 26
(-3.3)
25
(-3.9)
23
(-5)
28
(-2.2)
36
(2.2)
42
(5.6)
52
(11.1)
50
(10)
44
(6.7)
38
(3.3)
29
(-1.7)
24
(-4.4)
35
(1.7)
Precipitation inches (mm) 4.20
(106.7)
7.54
(191.5)
3.08
(78.2)
1.73
(43.9)
1.00
(25.4)
0.25
(6.4)
0.10
(2.5)
0.09
(2.3)
0.01
(0.3)
1.51
(38.4)
3.41
(86.6)
5.21
(132.3)
40.83
(1,037.1)
Snowfall inches (cm) 15
(38)
11
(28)
8
(20)
2
(5)
0.2
(0.5)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.9
(2.3)
3.3
(8.4)
13.5
(34.3)
41.9
(106.4)

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