Wainwright Inlet

Also Known As: The Inlet, Olrona, Wainwright Lagoon, and Zaliv Tutagvak.



Large body of salt water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
70.5971145°, -160.0122518°
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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. Wainwright Inlet is covered by the Wainwright C-2 SW, AK US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Points of Interest

Sigeakruk Point Water 1.2 mi
Maudheim Man-made 2.0 mi
Tupkak Bar Land 2.3 mi
Point Collie Water 2.4 mi
Kuk River Water 2.4 mi

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 BARROW AP which is approximately 87 miles away and has an elevation of 31 feet (31 feet higher than Wainwright Inlet). 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 .12" -7.7° -19.6°
February .12" -9.8° -22.0°
March .09" -7.4° -20.0°
April .12" 6.3° -7.3°
May .12" 24.9° 15.3°
June .32" 39.5° 30.4°
July .87" 46.5° 34.3°
August 1.04" 43.6° 33.8°
September .69" 34.8° 27.5°
October .39" 19.3° 9.8°
November .16" 4.6° -6.4°
December .12" -4.7° -16.4°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 100% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 100% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 100% of other locations on record.