Garth Slough (aka The Bayou)



Indentation of a coastline or shoreline enclosing a part of a body of water; a body of water partly surrounded by land.
See also: Harbors
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
34.5698148°, -86.8933381°
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558 ft. (170 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. Garth Slough is covered by the Decatur, AL US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Bays

Susie Hole 0.4 mi
Leemon Slough 3.4 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Limestone Creek Water 0.7 mi
Limestone Bar (historical) Land 0.9 mi
Dancy Quarters Man-made 0.9 mi
Cave Springs Landing (historical) Man-made 1.1 mi
Parker Spring Water 1.3 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 BELLE MINA 2 N which is approximately 8 miles away and has an elevation of 600 feet (42 feet higher than Garth Slough). 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 5.43" 48.6° 29.1°
February 4.57" 53.8° 31.7°
March 6.29" 62.9° 39.4°
April 4.42" 72.0° 47.0°
May 4.55" 80.0° 56.4°
June 4.45" 87.1° 64.2°
July 4.35" 90.3° 68.0°
August 3.25" 89.7° 66.0°
September 3.88" 83.8° 59.6°
October 3.51" 73.6° 47.1°
November 5.08" 62.3° 38.8°
December 5.53" 52.4° 31.8°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 70% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 75% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 90% of other locations on record.