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North America > United States of America > California > Southern California > San Bernardino County > Needles


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Needles is a city in California on the border with Arizona near the Colorado River.



 Climate Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily highs (°F) 65 70 77 85 95 104 109 107 100 88 73 63
Nightly lows (°F) 44 47 52 59 68 77 84 83 75 62 50 43
Precipitation (in) 0.7 0.8 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.5

See Needles's 7 day forecast    Data from NOAA (1981-2010)

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

I-40 passes to the south of the city before crossing the Colorado River and entering Arizona.

By train[edit]

Needles is a stop along Amtrak's daily Southwest Chief line between Los Angeles and Chicago. The westbound train arrives at 12:49AM and the eastbound train arrives at 12:56AM.

Get around[edit]







  • Rainbo Beach Resort, 3520 Needles Hwy, +1 760 326-3101, fax: +1 760 326-5085. RV sites and mobile home rentals.
  • Travelers Inn - Needles, 1195 3rd St. $50–$85.

Go next[edit]

Routes through Needles
Los AngelesBarstow  W Amtrak Southwest Chief icon.png E  KingmanAlbuquerque
ENDBarstow  W I-40.svg E  KingmanFlagstaff
BarstowAmboy  W US 66 (historic).svg E  TopockKingman
Las VegasLaughlin  N US 95.svg S  → Jct W California 62.svgBlythe
Laughlin via Nevada 163.svgBullhead City  N Arizona 95.svg S  Lake Havasu CityQuartzsite

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