Swallow Rock
Part of Shawnee National Forest



Prominent elevation rising above the surrounding level of the Earth's surface; does not include pillars, ridges, or ranges.
See also: Ranges and Ridges
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
37.6925505°, -89.4042588°
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666 ft. (203 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. Swallow Rock is covered by the Gorham, IL US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Summits

Lookout Rocks 2.6 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Rock Hollow Land 0.4 mi
Grand Canyon Land 0.4 mi
Turkey Bayou Water 0.7 mi
Turkey Bayou Campground Man-made 0.8 mi
Viney Ridge Land 0.8 mi

Nearby Photos

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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 CARBONDALE SEWAGE PL which is approximately 14 miles away and has an elevation of 390 feet (276 feet lower than Swallow Rock). 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 2.91" 39.3° 20.8°
February 3.01" 45.3° 24.2°
March 4.25" 55.3° 33.5°
April 4.45" 66.2° 42.4°
May 4.78" 75.5° 52.1°
June 4.77" 84.0° 61.4°
July 3.35" 87.8° 65.9°
August 3.94" 86.8° 63.1°
September 3.13" 79.9° 55.1°
October 2.93" 69.2° 43.3°
November 4.62" 55.4° 35.0°
December 3.71" 43.8° 25.6°

Summer High Temps

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

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 55% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 72% of other locations on record.