Ward Branch



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

Latitude, Longitude:
38.1603278°, -89.0117376°
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407 ft. (124 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. Ward Branch is covered by the Waltonville, IL US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Streams

East Hurricane Creek 1.3 mi
Hartley Branch 1.8 mi
Buck Creek 2.1 mi
Rayse Creek 4.2 mi
Jackie Branch 4.5 mi

Nearby Cities

Nason, IL 3 mi
Waltonville, IL 4 mi
Sesser, IL 5 mi
Ina, IL 6 mi
Bonnie, IL 7 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Nason Public Use Area Man-made 0.9 mi
Raw Water Reservoir Dam Man-made 1.2 mi
Big Muddy Subimpoundment Dam Man-made 1.4 mi
Raw Water Reservoir Water 1.5 mi
Inland Mine Man-made 1.6 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 BENTON 2 N which is approximately 10 miles away and has an elevation of 450 feet (43 feet higher than Ward Branch). 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 2.90" 39.0° 21.3°
February 2.87" 45.1° 25.8°
March 4.18" 55.7° 35.5°
April 4.50" 66.9° 44.8°
May 4.59" 76.4° 54.3°
June 4.06" 84.9° 63.3°
July 3.19" 89.8° 67.9°
August 3.04" 88.5° 65.3°
September 2.89" 81.1° 57.6°
October 2.94" 69.4° 45.3°
November 4.47" 56.0° 36.7°
December 3.56" 43.4° 26.3°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 67% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 57% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 66% of other locations on record.