Water barrier or embankment built across the course of a stream or into a body of water to control and (or) impound the flow of water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
32.9894622°, -91.4388478°
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79 ft. (24 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. Dam 80 is covered by the Fiske, LA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Dams

Dam 78 0.9 mi
Dam 76 4.0 mi
Dam 73 7.1 mi
Dam 72 7.9 mi
Dam 71 10.0 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Lafourche Bayou Water 1.8 mi
Tiger Bayou Water 2.5 mi
Ash Flat Water 2.7 mi
Caney Bayou Water 3.2 mi
Boeuf River Swamp (historical) Water 3.3 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 EUD which is approximately 13 miles away and has an elevation of 135 feet (56 feet higher than Dam 80). 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 5.65" 53.1° 33.2°
February 5.09" 58.7° 37.0°
March 5.98" 67.1° 44.8°
April 6.15" 75.4° 52.3°
May 5.43" 83.4° 61.6°
June 4.10" 90.4° 69.1°
July 3.57" 93.5° 71.9°
August 2.88" 93.0° 70.3°
September 2.71" 87.9° 63.8°
October 3.93" 78.7° 52.0°
November 5.36" 66.6° 43.2°
December 5.68" 56.6° 35.9°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 88% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 83% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 91% of other locations on record.