Benton Island

Islands

Island

Area of dry or relatively dry land surrounded by water or low wetland.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
40.9772591°, -90.9490312°
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Elevation

535 ft. (163 m.)

Topographic Map

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 Island is covered by the Oquawka, IL US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Islands

Mill Island 0.9 mi
Jacoby Island 1.0 mi
Camp Island 1.2 mi
Johnson Island 1.9 mi
Charlie Island 2.5 mi

Nearby Cities

Paynesville, MO 119 mi
Annada, MO 119 mi
Ashley, MO 120 mi
Eolia, MO 120 mi
Hamburg, IL 121 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Benton Slough Water 0.5 mi
Meekers Landing Man-made 0.8 mi
Agri Grain Marketing Elevator Man-made 0.9 mi
Great Oaks Picnic Area Man-made 0.9 mi
Sunset Picnic Area Man-made 1.1 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 BURLINGTON RADIO KBUR which is approximately 16 miles away and has an elevation of 703 feet (168 feet higher than Benton Island). 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 1.31" 30.4° 15.1°
February 1.54" 36.3° 20.5°
March 2.96" 48.8° 31.4°
April 3.61" 61.7° 42.8°
May 4.40" 72.4° 53.6°
June 4.45" 81.6° 62.7°
July 4.48" 85.4° 67.1°
August 3.86" 83.3° 65.2°
September 3.60" 76.2° 56.8°
October 2.91" 64.6° 45.6°
November 2.72" 48.5° 32.6°
December 2.10" 35.0° 20.6°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 58% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 63% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 55% of other locations on record.