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Mount Lemmon (O'odham: Babad Doʼag), with a summit elevation of 9,159 feet (2,792 m), is the highest point in the Santa Catalina Mountains. It is located in the Coronado National Forest north of Tucson, Arizona, United States. Mount Lemmon was named for botanist Sara Plummer Lemmon, who trekked to the top of the mountain with her husband and E. O. Stratton, a local rancher, by horse and foot in 1881. It is reported that Mount Lemmon Ski Valley, on the mountain's northeastern side, receives 200 inches (508 cm) of snow annually.

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Mount Lemmon in United States offers a unique experience to travellers. When planning a trip to Mount Lemmon, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Tucson. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Tucson for its bountiful attractions like Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Sabino Canyon, Pima Air & Space Museum on your trip to Mount Lemmon. Also, to reach Mount Lemmon, you'll have to take a flight to Tucson; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Mount Lemmon can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Mount Lemmon*

  • Pollution Statistics in Mount Lemmon

    Know the pollution level of Mount Lemmon before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 15.32 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 37 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 33 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 29 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 26 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 24 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 32 (Low)
  • Mount Lemmon: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Mount Lemmon for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Mount Lemmon.

    • Burglary and Theft 55.81 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 40.48 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 52.91 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 54.07 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 46.51 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 54.76 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 38.95 (Low)
    • Drug offense 65.7 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 72.02 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 38.37 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 41.46 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 29.65 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 66.46 (High)
  • Living in Mount Lemmon - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Mount Lemmon is 177.77 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 48.65 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 72.66 (High)
    • Pollution Index 26.2 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 33.5 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 63.55 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 59.26 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.68 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 121.93 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Mount Lemmon

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Mount Lemmon

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.98 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.83 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 71.41 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 46.44 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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