Housatonic River Reservoir



Artificially impounded body of water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
42.3167535°, -73.2478837°
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906 ft. (276 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. Housatonic River Reservoir is covered by the East Lee, MA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Reservoirs

Laurel Lake 0.7 mi
Lower Reservoir 1.1 mi
Upper Reservoir 2.0 mi
Woods Pond 2.2 mi
Felton Lake 3.4 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Columbia Mill Dam Man-made 0.0 mi
The Pinnacle Land 0.5 mi
Codding Brook Water 0.6 mi
Laurel Lake Dam Man-made 0.7 mi
Washington Mountain Brook Water 0.8 mi

Nearby Photos

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Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather stations. The nearest temperature station is XN STOCKBRI which is approximately 5 miles away and has an elevation of 150 feet (46 feet lower than Housatonic River Reservoir). The nearest precipitation station is CHESTER 2 which is approximately 14 miles away and has an elevation of 150 feet (266 feet lower than Housatonic River Reservoir). 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 4.52" 32.5° 12.7°
February 3.83" 35.8° 14.3°
March 5.16" 45.1° 23.3°
April 4.98" 57.6° 33.5°
May 6.11" 69.6° 43.4°
June 5.50" 77.4° 51.8°
July 5.70" 81.3° 56.9°
August 5.48" 79.3° 55.6°
September 5.01" 71.2° 47.6°
October 5.00" 60.1° 36.9°
November 5.35" 48.4° 29.5°
December 5.01" 36.6° 18.9°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 80% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 70% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 100% of other locations on record.