El Mirage, California

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El Mirage, California
El Mirage, California is located in California
El Mirage, California
El Mirage, California
Coordinates: 34°36′08″N 117°37′52″W / 34.60222°N 117.63111°W / 34.60222; -117.63111Coordinates: 34°36′08″N 117°37′52″W / 34.60222°N 117.63111°W / 34.60222; -117.63111
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountySan Bernardino
Elevation
2,913 ft (888 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
Area codes442/760
GNIS feature ID252884[1]

El Mirage is an unincorporated community in the western Victor Valley of the Mojave Desert, within San Bernardino County, California.

El Mirage is next to the El Mirage Lake, a dry lake bed, and 12.5 miles (20.1 km) northwest of Adelanto.

Climate[edit]

El Mirage has a hot desert climate (BS) typical of Southern California's interior with hot, dry summers and cool winters.

Climate data for El Mirage, California (normals 1981-2010)(extremes 1971-2020)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 76
(24)
82
(28)
88
(31)
96
(36)
105
(41)
110
(43)
112
(44)
108
(42)
106
(41)
96
(36)
87
(31)
80
(27)
112
(44)
Mean maximum °F (°C) 68
(20)
73
(23)
79
(26)
88
(31)
95
(35)
102
(39)
107
(42)
105
(41)
100
(38)
90
(32)
78
(26)
69
(21)
108
(42)
Average high °F (°C) 56.5
(13.6)
59.3
(15.2)
65.0
(18.3)
71.9
(22.2)
81.2
(27.3)
90.6
(32.6)
97.4
(36.3)
96.4
(35.8)
88.8
(31.6)
76.9
(24.9)
64.4
(18.0)
55.4
(13.0)
75.3
(24.1)
Daily mean °F (°C) 43.9
(6.6)
46.6
(8.1)
51.6
(10.9)
57.0
(13.9)
65.9
(18.8)
73.8
(23.2)
79.9
(26.6)
78.8
(26.0)
72.1
(22.3)
61.4
(16.3)
50.5
(10.3)
42.8
(6.0)
60.4
(15.8)
Average low °F (°C) 31.3
(−0.4)
34.0
(1.1)
38.2
(3.4)
42.0
(5.6)
50.7
(10.4)
57.1
(13.9)
62.5
(16.9)
61.2
(16.2)
55.4
(13.0)
46.0
(7.8)
36.6
(2.6)
30.1
(−1.1)
45.4
(7.4)
Mean minimum °F (°C) 19
(−7)
22
(−6)
26
(−3)
30
(−1)
36
(2)
43
(6)
51
(11)
49
(9)
43
(6)
34
(1)
23
(−5)
17
(−8)
16
(−9)
Record low °F (°C) 3
(−16)
5
(−15)
18
(−8)
23
(−5)
29
(−2)
32
(0)
41
(5)
41
(5)
33
(1)
14
(−10)
14
(−10)
1
(−17)
1
(−17)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 1.02
(26)
1.08
(27)
0.8
(20)
0.28
(7.1)
0.15
(3.8)
0.06
(1.5)
0.17
(4.3)
0.32
(8.1)
0.23
(5.8)
0.29
(7.4)
0.36
(9.1)
0.75
(19)
5.51
(140)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 0.6
(1.5)
0.1
(0.25)
0.1
(0.25)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.3
(0.76)
1.1
(2.8)
Average precipitation days 4.9 5.0 4.5 2.5 1.0 0.5 1.2 1.4 1.5 1.5 2.4 3.8 30.2
Source: NOAA[2]

Education[edit]

El Mirage School, a K-8 Campus, is operated by neighboring Adelanto Elementary School District. Students in the upper grades attend High School in Victor Valley Union High School District, including Adelanto High School.

Filmings[edit]

The music video for the song "Dilly" by Band of Horses was filmed in 2010 at Murphy's Bar and Grill, now permanently closed.[3] Billy Currington filmed his music video "I got a feelin'"in 2004 starring Gena Lee Nolin.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: El Mirage, California
  2. ^ "El Mirage - NWS San Diego NOAA Online Weather Data". NOAA. Retrieved February 20, 2021.
  3. ^ "Dilly (TV 2010)". IMDb.com, Inc. Archived from the original on November 12, 2010. Retrieved 2010-11-20.