Balsam Lake



Natural body of inland water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
46.9591538°, -95.6885082°
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1453 ft. (443 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. Balsam Lake is covered by the Flat Lake, MN US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Lakes

North Momb Lake 1.8 mi
Flat Lake 1.9 mi
Tamarac Lake 2.6 mi
Little Round Lake 3.0 mi
Mud Lake 3.0 mi

Nearby Cities

Hoyt, KS 533 mi
Delia, KS 534 mi
Louisville, KS 534 mi
Ozawkie, KS 534 mi
Tiffany Springs, MO 534 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Balsam Lake Dam Man-made 0.2 mi
Long Lake Dam Man-made 0.4 mi
Long Lake Water 0.4 mi
Egelund Lutheran Cemetery Man-made 1.4 mi
Flat Lake Lookout Tower Man-made 1.9 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 TAMARAC WILDLIFE which is approximately 1 miles away and has an elevation of 1,483 feet (30 feet higher than Balsam Lake). 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 .77" 14.2° -8.9°
February .44" 22.9° -1.3°
March 1.04" 34.1° 12.5°
April 1.29" 51.1° 28.7°
May 2.26" 65.6° 43.0°
June 4.14" 73.9° 52.8°
July 3.87" 78.4° 57.3°
August 3.13" 76.6° 55.4°
September 2.77" 66.3° 45.1°
October 2.57" 53.6° 32.9°
November 1.03" 33.8° 17.2°
December .55" 19.3° -0.2°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 90% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 99% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 69% of other locations on record.