Wabuska, Nevada

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Wabuska is an unincorporated community in Lyon County, Nevada, United States. The zip code is 89447.

Wabuska (Washo language, White Grass) was established in the early 1870s. In 1881, the town served as the principal Mason Valley supply center on the newly constructed Carson and Colorado Railroad. When copper was discovered in Mason Valley, the town became the northern terminus of the new Nevada Copper Belt Railroad, built 1909-1911. Wabuska waned with declining mining activity in the 1920s.[1]

Geography[edit]

Wabuska's latitude is 39.143N and the longitude is -119.182W. Wabuska's elevation is 4,295 feet above sea level.

Climate[edit]

Wabuska experiences a desert climate and has a Köppen Climate Classification of Bwk.[2]

Climate data for Wabuska, Nevada
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 8
(46)
11
(52)
16
(60)
19
(66)
24
(75)
29
(85)
34
(94)
33
(92)
28
(83)
21
(70)
13
(56)
8
(46)
20.3
(68.8)
Average low °C (°F) −9
(16)
−7
(20)
−3
(26)
−1
(31)
4
(39)
8
(46)
11
(52)
9
(49)
4
(40)
−1
(30)
−6
(22)
−9
(15)
0
(32.2)
Precipitation mm (inches) 13
(0.5)
13
(0.5)
13
(0.5)
10
(0.4)
15
(0.6)
10
(0.4)
5
(0.2)
5
(0.2)
8
(0.3)
10
(0.4)
10
(0.4)
10
(0.4)
122
(4.8)
Source: Weatherbase [3]

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Coordinates: 39°08′38″N 119°11′00″W / 39.14389°N 119.18333°W / 39.14389; -119.18333