Thompson 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:
46.4732322°, -116.3859766°
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1772 ft. (540 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. Thompson Dam is covered by the Peck, ID US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Dams

Dworshak Dam 5.1 mi

Nearby Cities

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Nearby Points of Interest

Little Canyon Creek Water 1.7 mi
Snells Island Land 1.7 mi
McGill Spur Access Area Man-made 2.0 mi
Peck Cemetery Man-made 2.3 mi
Lewis-Clark Canoe Camp State Park Man-made 2.8 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 DWORSHAK FISH HATCH which is approximately 4 miles away and has an elevation of 995 feet (777 feet lower than Thompson 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 2.87" 38.8° 26.2°
February 2.45" 45.9° 29.0°
March 2.41" 55.2° 33.8°
April 2.35" 63.8° 39.1°
May 2.53" 72.2° 45.6°
June 1.69" 79.3° 51.5°
July 1.20" 88.6° 56.1°
August .92" 89.7° 55.4°
September 1.32" 79.5° 47.6°
October 1.67" 64.4° 38.8°
November 3.24" 47.0° 32.6°
December 3.02" 38.8° 27.3°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 66% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 69% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 67% of other locations on record.