Skyforest, California

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Skyforest, California
Unincorporated community
Postcard from Rock Cabin, Skyforest resort
Postcard from Rock Cabin, Skyforest resort
Skyforest, California is located in California
Skyforest, California
Skyforest, California
Coordinates: 34°14′07″N 117°10′45″W / 34.23528°N 117.17917°W / 34.23528; -117.17917Coordinates: 34°14′07″N 117°10′45″W / 34.23528°N 117.17917°W / 34.23528; -117.17917
Country United States
State California
County San Bernardino
Elevation 5,741 ft (1,750 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 92385
Area code(s) 909
GNIS feature ID 1661451[1]

Skyforest is an unincorporated community in San Bernardino County, California, United States. Skyforest is located on California State Route 18 1 mile (1.6 km) southeast of Lake Arrowhead. Skyforest has a post office with ZIP code 92385, which opened in 1928.[2][3]

Skyforest was founded in 1928 and named for its location. It is situated on a mile-high ridge which is surrounded by forest of fir, cedar, pine and oak.[4]

Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Skyforest has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csa" on climate maps.[5]

Climate data for Skyforest, California
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 8
(46)
9
(49)
12
(53)
16
(60)
19
(67)
24
(76)
28
(82)
27
(81)
25
(77)
19
(66)
12
(54)
8
(47)
17
(63)
Average low °C (°F) −2
(29)
−1
(30)
−1
(31)
2
(35)
5
(41)
9
(48)
13
(56)
13
(56)
11
(51)
6
(42)
1
(34)
−1
(30)
4
(40)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 218
(8.6)
200
(8)
165
(6.5)
74
(2.9)
28
(1.1)
5
(0.2)
3
(0.1)
10
(0.4)
20
(0.8)
41
(1.6)
107
(4.2)
145
(5.7)
1,019
(40.1)
Source: Weatherbase [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 1469. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  4. ^ Capace, Nancy (1999). Encyclopedia of California. North American Book Dist LLC. Page 436. ISBN 9780403093182.
  5. ^ Climate Summary for Skyforest, California
  6. ^ "Weatherbase.com". Weatherbase. 2013.  Retrieved on October 13, 2013.