Bear Creek



Linear body of water flowing on the Earth's surface.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
38.0603255°, -88.5292184°
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394 ft. (120 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. Bear Creek is covered by the McLeansboro, IL US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Streams

LaKey Creek 0.8 mi
Riley Creek 3.6 mi
Tenmile Creek 4.7 mi
Lick Creek 4.9 mi
Mayberry Branch 5.1 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Presley Cemetery Man-made 1.6 mi
Hutson Cemetery Man-made 1.6 mi
Marys Chapel Cemetery Man-made 1.9 mi
Independent Order of Oddfellows Cemetery Man-made 2.0 mi
McLeansboro Lake Dam Man-made 2.0 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 MCLEANSB which is approximately 2 miles away and has an elevation of 446 feet (52 feet higher than Bear Creek). 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 3.15" 38.9° 20.3°
February 2.76" 44.9° 24.1°
March 4.46" 55.1° 33.7°
April 4.59" 66.0° 43.4°
May 4.67" 75.9° 53.0°
June 3.86" 85.1° 62.0°
July 3.47" 89.2° 65.8°
August 2.97" 88.0° 63.0°
September 2.89" 81.4° 55.1°
October 2.95" 69.9° 43.4°
November 4.54" 55.8° 34.8°
December 3.59" 43.7° 24.7°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 64% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 54% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

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