Bales Ditch



Manmade waterway used by watercraft or for drainage, irrigation, mining, or water power.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
40.4686557°, -85.1655263°
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886 ft. (270 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. Bales Ditch is covered by the Pennville, IN US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Canals

Lupton Ditch 1.2 mi
Whitacre Ditch 2.1 mi
Stultz Ditch 2.4 mi
Twomile Ditch 2.5 mi
Corwin Ditch 2.6 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Mud Creek Water 0.9 mi
Crooked Creek Water 0.9 mi
Brooks Creek Water 1.3 mi
Oval Run Water 1.7 mi
Wire Run Water 1.7 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 HARTFORD CITY 4 which is approximately 7 miles away and has an elevation of 942 feet (56 feet higher than Bales Ditch). 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 1.96" 32.9° 17.9°
February 1.94" 37.9° 21.7°
March 2.79" 49.3° 31.3°
April 3.37" 61.7° 40.8°
May 3.81" 72.4° 50.4°
June 4.33" 81.2° 59.7°
July 4.28" 84.2° 63.1°
August 4.05" 82.4° 61.5°
September 2.88" 76.4° 54.1°
October 2.48" 64.9° 43.4°
November 3.37" 50.4° 34.4°
December 2.70" 37.8° 23.3°

Summer High Temps

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

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 54% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 55% of other locations on record.