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Mountain City, Nevada
2013-06-16 15 39 22 View south across Mountain City in Nevada, with Nevada State Route 225 visible passing through town and the Owyhee River visible toward the right.jpg
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Coordinates: 41°50′19″N 115°57′55″W / 41.83861°N 115.96528°W / 41.83861; -115.96528Coordinates: 41°50′19″N 115°57′55″W / 41.83861°N 115.96528°W / 41.83861; -115.96528
Country United States
State Nevada
County Elko
Time zone UTC−07:00 (Mountain (MST) (see text))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−06:00 (MDT)
GNIS feature ID 2806678

Mountain City is a small census-designated place in Elko County, Nevada, United States, within the Mountain City Ranger District of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. The community is located on State Route 225, approximately 16 miles (26 km) south of the Idaho border, is situated on the Owyhee River at an elevation of approximately 5,620 feet (1,710 m).

Climate

Climate data for Mountain City, Nevada (1955-1999)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 58
(14.4)
70
(21.1)
71
(21.7)
79
(26.1)
89
(31.7)
95
(35)
105
(40.6)
99
(37.2)
95
(35)
85
(29.4)
75
(23.9)
64
(17.8)
105
(-17.8)
Average high °F (°C) 38.0
(3.33)
42.3
(5.72)
47.1
(8.39)
56.2
(13.44)
65.0
(18.33)
74.6
(23.67)
84.7
(29.28)
84.4
(29.11)
75.1
(23.94)
63.5
(17.5)
47.1
(8.39)
39.3
(4.06)
59.78
(15.431)
Average low °F (°C) 9.4
(-12.56)
13.2
(-10.44)
18.5
(-7.5)
24.3
(-4.28)
30.9
(-0.61)
36.4
(2.44)
39.7
(4.28)
37.7
(3.17)
29.8
(-1.22)
22.1
(-5.5)
17.1
(-8.28)
9.9
(-12.28)
24.08
(-4.398)
Record low °F (°C) -48
(-44.4)
-35
(-37.2)
-23
(-30.6)
2
(-16.7)
7
(-13.9)
14
(-10)
20
(-6.7)
16
(-8.9)
8
(-13.3)
-10
(-23.3)
-22
(-30)
-46
(-43.3)
-48
(-17.8)
Precipitation inches (mm) 1.30
(33)
1.03
(26.2)
1.12
(28.4)
1.06
(26.9)
1.66
(42.2)
1.21
(30.7)
0.50
(12.7)
0.55
(14)
0.75
(19.1)
0.92
(23.4)
1.38
(35.1)
1.35
(34.3)
12.83
(325.9)
Snowfall inches (cm) 8.4
(21.3)
4.0
(10.2)
4.4
(11.2)
1.4
(3.6)
0.6
(1.5)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.9
(2.3)
1.9
(4.8)
6.7
(17)
28.3
(71.9)
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