Beaver Creek (aka Gaff Ditch)



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

Latitude, Longitude:
40.9697552°, -87.8139266°
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610 ft. (186 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. Beaver Creek is covered by the L'Erable, IL US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Streams

Langan Creek 0.5 mi
Prairie Creek 1.1 mi
Pike Creek 2.3 mi
Deer Creek 2.7 mi
Trail Creek 3.1 mi

Nearby Cities

Toledo, IL 119 mi
Greenup, IL 120 mi
Farmersburg, IN 121 mi
West Union, IL 121 mi
Jewett, IL 124 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Jones Cemetery Man-made 1.6 mi
Perry Bridge Man-made 2.6 mi
Butler View Dairy Man-made 2.9 mi
Sugar Island Land 3.2 mi
Barnett Cemetery Man-made 3.4 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 KANKAKEE METRO WAST which is approximately 12 miles away and has an elevation of 640 feet (30 feet higher than Beaver 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 1.77" 31.1° 12.2°
February 1.62" 36.8° 17.0°
March 2.78" 48.3° 27.5°
April 3.80" 60.7° 37.8°
May 4.54" 72.8° 48.7°
June 4.44" 82.6° 58.8°
July 4.38" 85.7° 63.1°
August 3.11" 83.5° 60.7°
September 3.47" 77.6° 52.0°
October 2.70" 65.1° 39.9°
November 3.36" 49.5° 30.0°
December 2.61" 36.4° 19.4°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 56% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 72% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 57% of other locations on record.