Drapers Bluff
Part of Shawnee National Forest



Very steep or vertical slope.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
37.5147731°, -89.0436856°
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636 ft. (194 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. Drapers Bluff is covered by the Lick Creek, IL US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cliffs

Cedar Bluff 1.2 mi

Nearby Cities

Buncombe, IL 5 mi
Goreville, IL 5 mi
Cypress, IL 10 mi
Vienna, IL 11 mi
Makanda, IL 12 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Drapers Bluff Point of Interest Man-made 0.1 mi
Jims Hill Land 0.9 mi
Chimney Rock Land 1.1 mi
Goddard Cemetery Man-made 1.5 mi
Interchange 36 Man-made 2.1 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 ANNA 2 which is approximately 12 miles away and has an elevation of 640 feet (4 feet higher than Drapers Bluff). 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 3.59" 42.4° 22.5°
February 3.42" 49.1° 26.5°
March 4.73" 59.5° 35.0°
April 4.70" 69.8° 44.4°
May 5.22" 78.1° 53.4°
June 4.23" 86.1° 61.7°
July 3.26" 89.5° 65.9°
August 3.58" 88.5° 63.7°
September 3.13" 81.6° 56.2°
October 3.38" 71.6° 44.7°
November 4.76" 57.9° 35.9°
December 4.30" 46.2° 26.7°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 65% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 60% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 78% of other locations on record.