John Thompson Lake



Artificially impounded body of water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
35.04342°, -92.0334789°
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361 ft. (110 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. John Thompson Lake is covered by the Mountain Springs, AR US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Reservoirs

Catfish Lake 1.0 mi
Rick Lake 1.0 mi
Omni Lake 1.3 mi
Omni Lake Number Two 1.4 mi
Cooper Lake 3.4 mi

Nearby Cities

Austin, AR 4 mi
Ward, AR 5 mi
Cabot, AR 5 mi
Beebe, AR 9 mi
Vilonia, AR 10 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Arkansas Noname 20 Dam Man-made 0.0 mi
Lewisburg Ridge Land 0.8 mi
Rick Lake Dam Man-made 0.9 mi
Catfish Lake Dam Man-made 1.1 mi
Omni Lake Dam Man-made 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 CABOT 4 SW which is approximately 7 miles away and has an elevation of 279 feet (82 feet lower than John Thompson Lake). 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 3.52" 49.0° 27.4°
February 3.43" 55.4° 31.6°
March 5.04" 63.9° 40.1°
April 4.99" 72.5° 47.6°
May 5.25" 79.4° 57.0°
June 3.94" 87.2° 65.4°
July 3.23" 91.1° 68.7°
August 2.98" 90.3° 66.6°
September 3.35" 84.0° 59.9°
October 4.05" 74.3° 47.8°
November 6.12" 61.2° 38.5°
December 4.66" 51.7° 30.7°

Summer High Temps

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

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 71% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

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