Benton Bay



Indentation of a coastline or shoreline enclosing a part of a body of water; a body of water partly surrounded by land.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
40.9917034°, -90.9381978°
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531 ft. (162 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. Benton Bay is covered by the Oquawka, IL US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Camp Island Land 0.9 mi
Benton Island Land 1.1 mi
Johnson Island Land 1.2 mi
Jacoby Island Land 1.2 mi
Benton Slough Water 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 MONMO which is approximately 17 miles away and has an elevation of 745 feet (214 feet higher than Benton Bay). 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 1.62" 30.6° 14.8°
February 1.72" 36.9° 20.4°
March 2.85" 49.4° 30.3°
April 3.76" 62.7° 40.5°
May 4.27" 72.9° 50.8°
June 4.26" 81.3° 60.1°
July 4.33" 84.8° 64.1°
August 4.02" 83.3° 61.8°
September 3.45" 77.4° 53.9°
October 2.97" 65.4° 43.3°
November 2.74" 49.1° 31.5°
December 2.32" 35.1° 20.2°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 61% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 64% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 56% of other locations on record.