Canton Lake (aka Canton City Lake)



Artificially impounded body of water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
40.5659881°, -89.9781211°
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577 ft. (176 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. Canton Lake is covered by the Banner, IL US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Reservoirs

Canton City Lake 0.8 mi
Fitch Lake 3.9 mi
Van Winkle Lake 3.9 mi
Rainbow Lake 4.0 mi
Veterans Lake 4.1 mi

Nearby Cities

Rockbridge, IL 90 mi
Chesterfield, IL 91 mi
Witt, IL 96 mi
Medora, IL 97 mi
Kane, IL 97 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Canton City Lake Dam Man-made 0.3 mi
Baxter Mine Man-made 1.4 mi
Lake Drive Shopping Center Man-made 1.7 mi
Breeds Cemetery Man-made 1.7 mi
White Chapel Cemetery Man-made 1.8 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 HAVANA 4 which is approximately 15 miles away and has an elevation of 460 feet (117 feet lower than Canton 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 1.85" 31.9° 14.0°
February 1.94" 38.0° 19.2°
March 3.02" 50.2° 29.7°
April 3.45" 63.0° 40.3°
May 4.43" 74.0° 50.8°
June 3.81" 84.0° 60.4°
July 3.87" 88.4° 63.9°
August 3.45" 86.4° 61.2°
September 3.21" 79.9° 52.3°
October 2.86" 67.6° 40.5°
November 3.26" 50.9° 30.2°
December 2.63" 37.2° 19.4°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 59% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 66% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 54% of other locations on record.