Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge (aka Bombay Hook Migratory Waterfowl Refuge)



Place or area set aside for recreation or preservation of a cultural or natural resource and under some form of government administration; not including National or State forests or Reserves.
See also: Dams, Locales, Mines, and Woods
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
39.2516372°, -75.4474724°
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3 ft. (1 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. Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge is covered by the Bombay Hook Island, DE US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Photos

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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 DO which is approximately 8 miles away and has an elevation of 30 feet (27 feet higher than Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge). 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 3.94" 43.7° 26.9°
February 3.04" 46.8° 28.5°
March 4.40" 55.2° 35.6°
April 3.47" 65.4° 43.8°
May 4.29" 74.8° 53.8°
June 3.77" 82.9° 62.8°
July 4.16" 87.4° 68.2°
August 4.73" 85.5° 66.9°
September 4.56" 79.5° 60.3°
October 3.26" 69.1° 48.5°
November 3.16" 58.7° 39.7°
December 3.50" 48.4° 31.4°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 54% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

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

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 74% of other locations on record.