New Britain Reservoir Dam (aka Wolcott Reservoir Dam)



Water barrier or embankment built across the course of a stream or into a body of water to control and (or) impound the flow of water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
41.6095422°, -72.935381°
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761 ft. (232 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. New Britain Reservoir Dam is covered by the Southington, CT US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

New Britain Reservoir Water 0.3 mi
Southington Mountain Land 0.9 mi
Mount Vernon Cemetery Man-made 1.0 mi
Northeast Burying Ground Man-made 1.1 mi
Tunxis Trail Man-made 1.4 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 WIGWAM RESERV which is approximately 11 miles away and has an elevation of 570 feet (191 feet lower than New Britain Reservoir Dam). 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 4.03" 34.1° 12.6°
February 3.17" 36.8° 13.7°
March 4.57" 46.2° 23.5°
April 4.29" 57.6° 32.7°
May 4.50" 70.0° 43.4°
June 4.20" 77.8° 52.7°
July 4.20" 83.3° 57.6°
August 4.44" 80.8° 55.9°
September 4.63" 73.2° 48.1°
October 4.44" 61.7° 36.4°
November 4.39" 50.3° 28.1°
December 4.17" 38.5° 19.2°

Summer High Temps

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

Winter Low Temps

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

Precipitation Levels

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