West Kentucky State Wildlife Management Area



Place or area set aside for recreation or preservation of a cultural or natural resource and under some form of government administration; not including National or State forests or Reserves.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
37.1103317°, -88.8428366°
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404 ft. (123 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. West Kentucky State Wildlife Management Area is covered by the Heath, KY US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Parks

Washington Park 6.6 mi
Franklin Park 6.7 mi
Memorial Park 6.7 mi

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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 PADUCAH BARKLEY RGNL AP which is approximately 6 miles away and has an elevation of 407 feet (3 feet higher than West Kentucky State Wildlife Management Area). 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 3.47" 41.9° 23.9°
February 3.93" 48.0° 28.2°
March 4.27" 58.1° 37.1°
April 4.95" 68.4° 45.6°
May 4.75" 76.9° 55.0°
June 4.51" 85.2° 63.8°
July 4.45" 88.6° 67.7°
August 2.99" 87.4° 64.9°
September 3.56" 81.2° 57.1°
October 3.45" 70.8° 45.2°
November 4.53" 57.2° 36.5°
December 4.38" 46.3° 27.5°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 61% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 64% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 80% of other locations on record.