The Mound



Prominent elevation rising above the surrounding level of the Earth's surface; does not include pillars, ridges, or ranges.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
43.6946913°, -96.190584°
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1686 ft. (514 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. The Mound is covered by the Luverne, MN US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Louisville, KS 307 mi
Delia, KS 308 mi
Hoyt, KS 308 mi
Belvue, KS 309 mi
Wamego, KS 310 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Blue Mounds State Park Man-made 0.9 mi
South Mound Creek Pool Water 1.5 mi
South Mound Creek Pool Dam Man-made 1.6 mi
North Mound Creek Pool Dam Man-made 1.6 mi
North Mound Creek Pool Water 1.8 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 station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is LUVE which is approximately 2 miles away and has an elevation of 1,500 feet (186 feet lower than The Mound). 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 .62" 22.7° 2.0°
February .67" 29.7° 8.3°
March 2.09" 41.9° 20.3°
April 2.63" 57.5° 32.1°
May 3.32" 70.6° 45.9°
June 4.15" 79.9° 55.9°
July 3.58" 83.8° 60.5°
August 3.33" 81.6° 58.0°
September 2.57" 73.3° 46.9°
October 2.19" 60.5° 33.7°
November 1.76" 40.4° 20.5°
December .79" 26.7° 7.3°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 67% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 91% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 64% of other locations on record.