Wilson Lake



Natural body of inland water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
40.8370569°, -94.5434671°
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1227 ft. (374 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. Wilson Lake is covered by the Merle Junction, IA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Lakes

Water Works Lake 4.1 mi
East Lake 4.2 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Wilson Lake Dam Man-made 0.1 mi
Wilson County Park Man-made 0.2 mi
Lenox (historical) Man-made 3.1 mi
East Fairview Cemetery Man-made 3.2 mi
West Fairview Cemetery Man-made 3.3 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 CORN which is approximately 15 miles away and has an elevation of 1,215 feet (12 feet lower than Wilson 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 .91" 30.6° 10.7°
February 1.02" 36.4° 15.8°
March 2.35" 48.5° 26.5°
April 3.47" 61.1° 37.7°
May 4.55" 71.9° 48.9°
June 4.50" 81.6° 58.8°
July 4.52" 86.1° 63.5°
August 4.18" 84.3° 61.3°
September 4.40" 76.7° 51.8°
October 2.63" 64.8° 39.9°
November 2.20" 47.7° 27.4°
December 1.20" 34.4° 16.0°

Summer High Temps

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

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 76% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 50% of other locations on record.