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Pahrump, Nye County, Nevada, United States of America (36.20830 -115.98391)

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Name: Pahrump topographic map, elevation, relief.
Coordinates: 36.00072 -116.22802 36.40983 -115.89443
Minimum elevation: 441 m
Maximum elevation: 3,618 m
Average elevation: 1,066 m


Summers in Pahrump are generally hot and dry, with occasional pushes of monsoonal moisture beginning in early July. Being at a similar elevation to Las Vegas, daytime highs in summer average within a few degrees of Las Vegas. Record highs are similar between the two cities as well. A typical day during June through August brings temperatures around 100, and occasionally 110. Nighttime temperatures, however, are noticeably cooler. This is due to the lack of an urban heat island in Pahrump, allowing for intense radiative cooling after sundown. As a result, summer nights are pleasantly warm, bottoming out in the mid-60s or 70s. Pahrump's location in a valley leads to large diurnal temperature ranges, typically 30 degrees but occasionally 40 degrees Fahrenheit. By late August and early September, the sweltering summer heat noticeably tempers down. September is the gateway to fall, which brings very pleasant weather. October highs are generally 80 degrees and nighttime temperatures in the 50s.

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