Government Slough

Swamps

Swamp

Poorly drained wetland, fresh or saltwater, wooded or grassy, possibly covered with open water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
45.5135747°, -96.4197823°
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Elevation

1142 ft. (348 m.)

Topographic Map

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. Government Slough is covered by the Graceville, MN US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Swamps

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Louisville, KS 433 mi
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Nearby Points of Interest

North Rothwell Lake Water 1.3 mi
Campbell Slough Water 1.3 mi
South Rothwell Lake Water 2.0 mi
Cup Lake Water 2.1 mi
County Ditch Number Eight Water 2.4 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 ARTICHOKE L which is approximately 16 miles away and has an elevation of 1,075 feet (67 feet lower than Government Slough). 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 .89" 19.6° 0.0°
February .65" 26.2° 7.6°
March 1.53" 37.5° 20.4°
April 1.97" 54.9° 34.5°
May 2.62" 69.2° 48.2°
June 3.67" 77.3° 57.4°
July 3.99" 81.6° 62.0°
August 3.03" 79.4° 59.8°
September 1.93" 70.4° 49.8°
October 2.14" 57.5° 37.6°
November 1.16" 37.7° 21.6°
December .50" 24.1° 6.9°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 79% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 94% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

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