Dyer, Nevada

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Dyer, Nevada
Census-designated place
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Dyer is located in Nevada
Dyer
Dyer
Location within the state of Nevada
Coordinates: 37°40′04″N 118°04′03″W / 37.66778°N 118.06750°W / 37.66778; -118.06750Coordinates: 37°40′04″N 118°04′03″W / 37.66778°N 118.06750°W / 37.66778; -118.06750
Country United States
State Nevada
County Esmeralda
Area
 • Total 32.6 sq mi (84.4 km2)
 • Land 32.5 sq mi (84.2 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 4,880 ft (1,490 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 259
 • Density 8/sq mi (3.1/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 89010
FIPS code 32-20700
GNIS feature ID 859604

Dyer is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Fish Lake Valley, Esmeralda County, Nevada, United States. It had a population of 259 as of the 2010 census.[1] The town serves the surrounding area's sparse rural population of mainly ranchers and indigenous Paiute people. The town has a gas station/store, cafe, post office and airport.

Dyer is located on State Route 264, near Nevada's border with California. It is 25 miles (40 km) south of U.S. Route 6 and 15 miles (24 km) north of Oasis, California.

Climate[edit]

The Köppen Climate System classifies the weather in this area as semi-arid, abbreviated BSk. This climate type occurs primarily on the periphery of true deserts in low-latitude semiarid steppe regions.[2]

Climate data for Dyer, Nevada
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 8
(46)
11
(52)
15
(59)
19
(67)
24
(76)
30
(86)
34
(93)
33
(91)
28
(83)
22
(71)
14
(57)
8
(47)
21
(69)
Average low °C (°F) −9
(16)
−6
(22)
−3
(26)
−1
(31)
4
(39)
8
(47)
12
(53)
11
(51)
6
(43)
0
(32)
−6
(22)
−9
(15)
1
(33)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 13
(0.5)
13
(0.5)
10
(0.4)
13
(0.5)
13
(0.5)
8
(0.3)
10
(0.4)
10
(0.4)
10
(0.4)
10
(0.4)
10
(0.4)
8
(0.3)
130
(5)
Source: Weatherbase [3]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Dyer CDP, Nevada". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 16, 2016. 
  2. ^ Climate Summary for Dyer, Nevada
  3. ^ "Weatherbase.com". Weatherbase. 2013.  Retrieved on September 8, 2013.