Hortin Slough



Natural body of inland water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
38.2720834°, -88.1605088°
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371 ft. (113 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. Hortin Slough is covered by the Golden Gate, IL US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Lakes

Old River Pond 2.5 mi
Hay Pond 3.2 mi
Horseshoe Pond 5.3 mi
Half Moon Pond 5.6 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Tait Bridge Man-made 1.2 mi
Big Creek Water 1.3 mi
Gum Road Ditch Water 1.9 mi
Saxe Bridge (historical) Man-made 2.0 mi
Woods Drainage Ditch Water 2.2 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 ALB which is approximately 10 miles away and has an elevation of 530 feet (159 feet higher than Hortin Slough). 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 2.57" 37.4° 21.2°
February 2.72" 43.5° 24.9°
March 4.29" 54.7° 35.4°
April 5.13" 66.0° 45.1°
May 4.61" 76.2° 55.3°
June 4.19" 85.5° 64.2°
July 3.86" 89.2° 67.9°
August 3.43" 87.5° 65.8°
September 2.89" 80.9° 58.2°
October 3.36" 69.9° 46.6°
November 4.28" 54.3° 35.8°
December 3.51" 42.2° 25.8°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 64% 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 69% of other locations on record.