Barney Backup



Relatively small coastal waterway connecting larger bodies of water or other waterways.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
39.5828241°, -91.1156945°
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449 ft. (137 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. Barney Backup is covered by the Rockport, IL US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Guts

Salt Slough 0.4 mi
Halfmoon Slough 1.2 mi
Milyard Slough 1.4 mi
Omeys Slough 1.5 mi
Running Slough 2.2 mi

Nearby Cities

Ashley, MO 24 mi
Eolia, MO 25 mi
Paynesville, MO 25 mi
Annada, MO 27 mi
Whiteside, MO 28 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Clear Lake Water 0.8 mi
Kiser Creek Diversion Ditch Water 1.2 mi
Collins Pond Ditch Water 1.8 mi
Collins Pond Slough Water 1.9 mi
West Gibson Ditch Water 2.1 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 SAVERTON LOCK & DAM 22 which is approximately 8 miles away and has an elevation of 472 feet (23 feet higher than Barney Backup). 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 1.37" 34.6° 16.2°
February 1.74" 40.4° 20.8°
March 3.05" 52.1° 31.1°
April 3.70" 63.8° 43.0°
May 4.63" 74.2° 53.4°
June 3.38" 83.7° 62.9°
July 3.99" 88.8° 67.9°
August 3.72" 87.0° 65.9°
September 3.71" 79.0° 57.0°
October 3.00" 67.6° 45.4°
November 3.25" 52.2° 33.2°
December 2.25" 39.3° 22.0°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 62% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 59% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 54% of other locations on record.