Cecilville, California

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Cecilville (Karuk: íshirak [1]) is a small unincorporated community in Siskiyou County, California, United States. It is on the south fork of the Salmon River and was established when the area was settled by miners during the Gold Rush. The community was named for a prospector.[2] It was formerly in Klamath County before that county was dissolved and the part of that county including Cecilville was annexed by Siskiyou County.

Climate[edit]

This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Cecilville has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[3]

Climate data for Cecilville
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 67
(19)
77
(25)
83
(28)
92
(33)
99
(37)
106
(41)
111
(44)
110
(43)
106
(41)
98
(37)
80
(27)
72
(22)
111
(44)
Average high °F (°C) 47.2
(8.4)
52.5
(11.4)
57.4
(14.1)
64
(18)
73.1
(22.8)
82.4
(28)
90.6
(32.6)
90.2
(32.3)
83.3
(28.5)
71
(22)
54.6
(12.6)
46
(8)
67.7
(19.8)
Average low °F (°C) 28.1
(−2.2)
30.1
(−1.1)
31.4
(−0.3)
33.8
(1)
39.4
(4.1)
45.3
(7.4)
49.5
(9.7)
48.3
(9.1)
43.6
(6.4)
37
(3)
31.8
(−0.1)
28.1
(−2.2)
37.2
(2.9)
Record low °F (°C) 0
(−18)
6
(−14)
15
(−9)
17
(−8)
23
(−5)
28
(−2)
30
(−1)
34
(1)
27
(−3)
15
(−9)
12
(−11)
−4
(−20)
−4
(−20)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 6.64
(168.7)
5.28
(134.1)
4.4
(112)
2.19
(55.6)
1.64
(41.7)
0.86
(21.8)
0.38
(9.7)
0.6
(15)
0.78
(19.8)
2.42
(61.5)
5.02
(127.5)
6.54
(166.1)
36.75
(933.5)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 6.3
(16)
4.6
(11.7)
3
(8)
1.6
(4.1)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.1
(0.3)
2
(5)
5.8
(14.7)
23.3
(59.2)
Average precipitation days 13 12 13 10 7 4 2 2 3 6 11 12 95
Source: WRCC[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Karuk Dictionary and Texts". Retrieved 2012-07-10. 
  2. ^ Hillfinger, Charles (Jan 20, 1984). "The party's not over in tiny Cecilville, Calif.". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. pp. 6C. Retrieved 9 January 2016. 
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Cecilville, California
  4. ^ "CECILVILLE, CA (041606)". Western Regional Climate Center. Retrieved November 29, 2015. 

Coordinates: 41°08′27″N 123°08′24″W / 41.14083°N 123.14000°W / 41.14083; -123.14000