Hood Canal



Manmade waterway used by watercraft or for drainage, irrigation, mining, or water power.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
61.1797222°, -149.9611111°
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66 ft. (20 m.)

Topographic Map

US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Hood Canal is covered by the Anchorage A-8 NW, AK US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Points of Interest

Spenard Beach Park Man-made 0.2 mi
Hood Lake Water 0.4 mi
Lake Spenard Water 0.4 mi
Jones Lake Water 0.8 mi
Balto Seppala Park Man-made 0.9 mi

Nearby Photos

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Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is ANCHORAGE INTL AP which is approximately 1 miles away and has an elevation of 114 feet (48 feet higher than Hood Canal). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January .68" 22.2° 9.3°
February .74" 25.8° 11.7°
March .65" 33.6° 18.2°
April .52" 43.9° 28.7°
May .70" 54.9° 38.9°
June 1.06" 62.3° 47.0°
July 1.70" 65.3° 51.5°
August 2.93" 63.3° 49.4°
September 2.87" 55.0° 41.4°
October 2.09" 40.0° 28.3°
November 1.09" 27.7° 15.9°
December 1.05" 23.7° 11.4°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 99% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 79% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 83% of other locations on record.