Cheek Slough



Natural body of inland water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
42.1917864°, -90.2332877°
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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. Cheek Slough is covered by the Blackhawk, IL US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Lakes

Lundy Lake 1.2 mi
Horseshoe Lake 2.0 mi
Scarborough Lake 2.5 mi
Sawmill Lake 2.6 mi
Lower Brown Lake 2.8 mi

Nearby Cities

Rockbridge, IL 202 mi
Chesterfield, IL 203 mi
Annada, MO 205 mi
Paynesville, MO 205 mi
Hamburg, IL 206 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Apple River Water 1.2 mi
Brickhouse Slough Water 1.4 mi
Arnold Landing Man-made 1.5 mi
Apple River Island Land 1.5 mi
Lost Mound Cemetery Man-made 1.7 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 ELIZAB which is approximately 9 miles away and has an elevation of 675 feet (88 feet higher than Cheek Slough). 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.