Gulf of Mexico

Also Known As: Golfo De Mexico, Mar del Norte, Golfe Du Mexique, Golf von Mexiko, Golfo Del Messico, Mexican Gulf, Bay of Mexico, Bay of Newe Spaine, De Golf van Mexiko, Golf of Mexico, Golf von Mejico, Golfe De Mexique, Golfe du Mexeque, Golfo De Mexicque, Golfo de Nueva EspaƱa, Golfo Mezicano, Golphe de Mexique, Golphe Mexique, Gulph of Mexico, Le Golfe De La Nouvelle Espaigne, Le Golfe du Mexique, Mar del Seno Mexicano, Mar Di Florida, Meer Busen Mexico, Mexicanska Wiken, Mexicanus Sinus, Seno Mejicano, Seno Mexicano, Sinus Mexicanus, and Golphe Du Mexique *.



Large body of salt water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
29.1868961°, -89.9367373°
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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. Gulf of Mexico is covered by the Grand Isle, LA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

French Camp, MS 286 mi
Cruger, MS 286 mi
Vaiden, MS 287 mi
Ackerman, MS 288 mi
Inverness, MS 291 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Grand Isle Cemetery Man-made 4.8 mi
Grand Isle Land 4.8 mi
Grand Isle State Park Man-made 5.1 mi
Bayou Rigaud Water 5.2 mi
Fifi Island Land 5.3 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 BU which is approximately 27 miles away and has an elevation of 5 feet (5 feet higher than Gulf of Mexico). 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 5.20" 61.3° 44.7°
February 3.47" 63.7° 48.4°
March 6.17" 69.6° 54.5°
April 3.78" 75.7° 60.8°
May 3.40" 81.8° 68.8°
June 5.45" 87.1° 74.5°
July 7.15" 88.6° 75.8°
August 6.05" 88.2° 76.0°
September 6.91" 85.4° 73.6°
October 3.48" 78.1° 64.8°
November 3.93" 71.1° 56.7°
December 4.84" 63.9° 48.6°

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 97% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 94% of other locations on record.