Lake Charles



Artificially impounded body of water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
42.2582765°, -87.9649405°
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689 ft. (210 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. Lake Charles is covered by the Libertyville, IL US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Reservoirs

Saint Marys Lake 2.1 mi
Butler Lake 2.3 mi
Loch Lomond 2.7 mi
Lambs Lake 3.0 mi

Nearby Cities

Toledo, IL 207 mi
Greenup, IL 208 mi
Stewardson, IL 210 mi
Farmersburg, IN 210 mi
West Union, IL 211 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Lake Charles Dam Man-made 0.2 mi
Green Tree Park Man-made 0.4 mi
Century Park Man-made 0.5 mi
Big Bear Lake Water 0.7 mi
Brown Park Man-made 0.7 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 WAUKEGAN which is approximately 8 miles away and has an elevation of 700 feet (11 feet higher than Lake Charles). 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 1.60" 28.5° 12.0°
February 1.40" 32.9° 16.6°
March 2.15" 43.0° 26.0°
April 3.73" 54.6° 35.6°
May 3.44" 66.7° 45.8°
June 3.62" 77.1° 55.3°
July 3.49" 81.7° 61.3°
August 4.22" 80.1° 60.5°
September 3.40" 73.1° 52.4°
October 2.42" 61.6° 40.9°
November 2.57" 47.3° 29.9°
December 2.05" 33.9° 18.3°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 79% 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 lower than 53% of other locations on record.