Carthage Lake



Artificially impounded body of water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
40.4262583°, -91.1544366°
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636 ft. (194 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. Carthage Lake is covered by the Carthage West, IL US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Reservoirs

Thomas Lake 5.7 mi
Linda Lake 6.6 mi

Nearby Cities

Ashley, MO 81 mi
Paynesville, MO 82 mi
Annada, MO 82 mi
Eolia, MO 83 mi
Farber, MO 83 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Carthage Lake Number 2 Dam Man-made 0.2 mi
Jaycee Park Man-made 0.7 mi
Barnes Cemetery Man-made 0.7 mi
Moss Ridge Cemetery Man-made 0.7 mi
Carthage Courthouse Square Historic District Man-made 1.4 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 KEOKUK LOCK DAM 19 which is approximately 12 miles away and has an elevation of 527 feet (109 feet lower than Carthage 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 1.29" 32.5° 15.4°
February 1.42" 38.2° 20.2°
March 2.65" 49.9° 30.4°
April 3.51" 62.4° 41.7°
May 5.38" 72.9° 52.4°
June 3.92" 82.4° 62.1°
July 3.99" 87.1° 67.1°
August 3.20" 84.9° 65.0°
September 3.94" 77.4° 56.1°
October 3.04" 66.3° 44.6°
November 2.98" 50.2° 32.5°
December 1.99" 37.1° 20.9°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 52% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 62% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 53% of other locations on record.