J C Murphey Lake



Natural body of inland water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
40.979511°, -87.5029878°
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656 ft. (200 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. J C Murphey Lake is covered by the Donovan, IL US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Lakes

Cory Lake 2.4 mi

Nearby Cities

Farmersburg, IN 120 mi
West Union, IL 122 mi
Toledo, IL 124 mi
Coalmont, IN 124 mi
Hymera, IN 124 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

J C Murphy Lake Dam Man-made 0.9 mi
Lawler Ditch Water 0.9 mi
Willow Slough State Game Preserve Man-made 1.9 mi
Riner Houseworth Ditch Water 2.7 mi
Oakland Cemetery Man-made 3.0 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 KENTL which is approximately 15 miles away and has an elevation of 695 feet (39 feet higher than J C Murphey Lake). 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 1.76" 30.8° 14.2°
February 1.60" 36.0° 18.2°
March 2.77" 48.1° 28.9°
April 3.37" 60.6° 38.4°
May 4.05" 72.7° 49.6°
June 4.51" 82.2° 59.6°
July 4.03" 85.1° 62.9°
August 3.67" 83.2° 60.3°
September 3.25" 77.8° 52.6°
October 2.84" 65.4° 40.8°
November 3.20" 49.1° 30.8°
December 2.43" 36.0° 20.1°

Summer High Temps

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

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 66% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

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