Franklin Bend

Bends

Bend

Curve in the course of a stream and (or) the land within the curve; a curve in a linear body of water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
33.628164°, -87.2061111°
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Elevation

394 ft. (120 m.)

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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. Franklin Bend is covered by the Goodsprings, AL US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Bends

Payne Bend 1.1 mi
Brake Bend 1.9 mi
Copeland Bend 2.4 mi
Thompson Bend 2.6 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Franklin Bend Mine Man-made 0.1 mi
Franklin Shoals Land 0.3 mi
Lock Number Fourteen (historical) Man-made 0.5 mi
Gorgas Mine Man-made 0.9 mi
Baker Creek Water 1.0 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 BANKHEAD LOCK AND which is approximately 15 miles away and has an elevation of 280 feet (114 feet lower than Franklin Bend). 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 6.52" 53.3° 28.5°
February 5.08" 58.4° 31.1°
March 6.76" 66.8° 37.8°
April 5.07" 74.6° 43.3°
May 4.94" 81.7° 52.9°
June 4.57" 88.7° 61.0°
July 5.65" 91.6° 65.3°
August 3.68" 91.4° 64.1°
September 3.70" 86.1° 58.3°
October 4.02" 76.2° 45.6°
November 5.05" 65.9° 36.9°
December 5.46" 56.6° 30.9°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 78% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 74% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 94% of other locations on record.