Prairie Home State Wildlife Area



Place or area set aside for recreation or preservation of a cultural or natural resource and under some form of government administration; not including National or State forests or Reserves.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
38.7733616°, -92.5813011°
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801 ft. (244 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. Prairie Home State Wildlife Area is covered by the Prairie Home, MO US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

KMIZ-TV (Columbia) Man-made 1.4 mi
Harris Cemetery Man-made 1.5 mi
Garman Cemetery Man-made 1.8 mi
Schaaf Creek Water 2.0 mi
Strickfaden Cemetery Man-made 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 CALIFOR which is approximately 10 miles away and has an elevation of 870 feet (69 feet higher than Prairie Home State Wildlife Area). 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 1.56" 38.3° 17.3°
February 1.95" 44.8° 22.3°
March 3.20" 55.8° 32.1°
April 4.03" 65.8° 41.7°
May 5.34" 74.9° 52.6°
June 3.83" 83.3° 61.7°
July 3.74" 89.1° 66.6°
August 3.47" 88.1° 64.9°
September 3.88" 80.1° 55.6°
October 3.39" 69.3° 44.2°
November 3.54" 54.2° 32.3°
December 2.30" 42.4° 22.5°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 63% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 56% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 60% of other locations on record.