Cardinal Lake 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:
33.9784349°, -84.1299147°
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948 ft. (289 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. Cardinal Lake Dam is covered by the Norcross, GA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Knox Branch Water 0.2 mi
Cardinal Lake Water 0.3 mi
Upper Cardinal Lake Water 0.8 mi
Satellite Place Shopping Center Man-made 0.9 mi
Gwinnett Plaza Shopping Center Man-made 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 ALPHARETTA 4 which is approximately 10 miles away and has an elevation of 1,040 feet (92 feet higher than Cardinal Lake 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 5.34" 49.9° 29.1°
February 4.78" 55.2° 31.9°
March 5.52" 63.3° 38.3°
April 4.04" 71.3° 45.3°
May 4.63" 77.9° 54.4°
June 3.66" 84.3° 62.0°
July 4.17" 87.5° 66.8°
August 4.32" 86.3° 66.1°
September 3.87" 81.1° 60.0°
October 3.58" 71.8° 47.2°
November 3.73" 62.4° 38.6°
December 4.18" 53.4° 31.6°

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 75% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 85% of other locations on record.