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Oro Grande, California

Oro Grande
Unincorporated community
Oro Grande is located in California
Oro Grande
Location within the state of California
Coordinates:
Country United States
State California
County San Bernardino
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 92368
Area codes 442/760
FIPS code 06-54330
GNIS feature ID 246972

Oro Grande is an unincorporated community in the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County, California, United States. It lies on the city boundary of Victorville and Adelanto. It is at 3,000 feet (910 m) elevation in Victor Valley north of the San Bernardino mountain range. It is located on old Route 66 near Interstate 15 between Victorville and Barstow. The ZIP code is 92368 and the community is inside area codes 442 and 760. Less than 1,000 residents live in the unincorporated area, a large percentage are Hispanic and most of its households earn less than 20,000 a year.

Neighboring townships include Silver Lakes, Helendale, Adelanto and Victorville.

Climate

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Oro Grande has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[1]

Climate data for Oro Grande, California
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 15
(59)
17
(62)
19
(67)
23
(74)
28
(82)
33
(92)
37
(98)
36
(97)
33
(91)
27
(80)
19
(67)
15
(59)
25.2
(77.3)
Average low °C (°F) −1
(30)
1
(33)
3
(37)
5
(41)
9
(48)
12
(54)
16
(61)
16
(60)
12
(54)
7
(44)
1
(34)
−2
(29)
6.6
(43.8)
Average precipitation cm (inches) 3
(1)
2.8
(1.1)
2
(0.8)
1
(0.4)
0.3
(0.1)
0
(0)
0.3
(0.1)
0.5
(0.2)
0.5
(0.2)
0.8
(0.3)
1.3
(0.5)
2
(0.8)
14.5
(5.5)
Source: Weatherbase [2]

External links

  • http://www.route66ca.org/traveler/towns/16orogra/16toc.html

References

  1. ^ Climate Summary for Oro Grande, California
  2. ^ "Weatherbase.com". Weatherbase. 2013.  Retrieved on October 13, 2013.


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