Apple River Island (aka Island Number 257)
Part of Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge



Area of dry or relatively dry land surrounded by water or low wetland.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
42.175575°, -90.2540182°
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587 ft. (179 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. Apple River Island is covered by the Green Island, IA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Rockbridge, IL 201 mi
Chesterfield, IL 202 mi
Annada, MO 204 mi
Paynesville, MO 204 mi
Hamburg, IL 205 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Brickhouse Slough Water 0.2 mi
Apple River Water 0.5 mi
Kennedy Bar Land 0.6 mi
Smith Creek Water 0.8 mi
Snag Slough Water 1.0 mi

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 ELIZAB which is approximately 10 miles away and has an elevation of 675 feet (88 feet higher than Apple River Island). 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 1.12" 27.0° 4.2°
February 1.24" 33.4° 10.1°
March 2.58" 45.4° 21.9°
April 3.38" 58.6° 32.3°
May 3.57" 70.6° 42.9°
June 5.07" 80.0° 53.3°
July 2.90" 83.8° 57.1°
August 4.45" 81.4° 54.9°
September 3.63" 73.9° 45.9°
October 2.51" 62.1° 34.4°
November 2.71" 45.7° 24.0°
December 1.77" 32.5° 11.6°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 67% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 88% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 52% of other locations on record.