Wankinco River Dam Number One (aka Wankinco River Dam Number 1)



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:
41.8234369°, -70.707813°
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72 ft. (22 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. Wankinco River Dam Number One is covered by the Wareham, MA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Points of Interest

Wankinco River Reservoir Water 0.1 mi
Carver Bog Water 0.3 mi
Raccoon Pond Water 0.6 mi
Wankinco Cranberry Bog Water 0.9 mi
Frogfoot Brook Reservoir Water 0.9 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 EAST WARE which is approximately 4 miles away and has an elevation of 20 feet (52 feet lower than Wankinco River Dam Number One). 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 4.54" 37.0° 20.3°
February 3.72" 38.2° 21.7°
March 4.56" 45.2° 29.2°
April 4.39" 54.2° 37.5°
May 3.73" 64.8° 47.7°
June 3.57" 73.6° 57.5°
July 3.23" 79.6° 64.1°
August 4.07" 78.4° 62.9°
September 4.06" 71.4° 54.5°
October 3.89" 61.3° 43.3°
November 4.52" 51.4° 35.0°
December 4.49" 42.1° 25.7°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 86% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 54% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 79% of other locations on record.