You can find on this page the San Francisco topographic map to print and to download in PDF. The San Francisco elevation map present the topography, river and relief of San Francisco in USA.
Because of its sharp topographic and maritime influences, San Francisco exhibits a multitude of distinct microclimates. The high hills in the topographic center of San Francisco as mentioned on the map are responsible for a 20% variance in annual rainfall.

San Francisco elevation map

Map of San Francisco elevation

The San Francisco topographic map shows elevation, hills and landforms in San Francisco. This elevation map of San Francisco will allow you to know topography, river and relief of San Francisco in USA. The San Francisco topographic map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.

The most prominent hills of San Francisco are Twin Peaks, Mount Davidson, and Mount Sutro. The best known are San Francisco Nob Hill as the high elevation point, where the wealthy “nobs” (nabobs) built extravagant mansions in the 1870, and San Francisco Telegraph Hill, which once looked down on the Barbary Coast, a neighbourhood formerly alive with gaudy wickedness (see San Francisco elevation map).

San Francisco is situated on a peninsula that forms the western boundary of the 1,285-square-kilometer (496-square-mile) San Francisco Bay. San Francisco hilly terrain is part of the Coast Ranges, which extend from Oregon southward to Santa Barbara County. Among the highest peaks in San Francisco are Mount Tamalpais (with an elevation of :784 meters/2,571 elevation feet) and Mount Diablo (with an elevation of :1,173 meters/3,849 feet as its shown in San Francisco elevation map).

San Francisco elevation is very low, averaging out at 52 feet (16 m), but San Francisco is famously built on a lot of hills, so elevation can greatly vary in San Francisco from one spot to the next. The highest spot has an elevation of 934 feet (285 m), while the city lowest elevation is the waters of San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean, which are at sea level as you can see in San Francisco elevation map.