Rafferty Number 2 Dam

Dams

Dam

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:
45.8766667°, -105.3055381°
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Elevation

2963 ft. (903 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. Rafferty Number 2 Dam is covered by the Maxwell Butte, MT US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Points of Interest

02N51E36DC__01 Well Man-made 0.8 mi
02N52E31AAAD01 Well Man-made 1.0 mi
Maxwell Butte Land 2.7 mi
Little Corral Creek Water 3.1 mi
01N20E09CCCD01 Well Man-made 3.4 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 POWDERVILLE 8 which is approximately 13 miles away and has an elevation of 2,800 feet (163 feet lower than Rafferty Number 2 Dam). 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 .47" 30.0° 5.3°
February .38" 37.8° 13.1°
March .55" 47.7° 21.2°
April 1.59" 60.2° 31.5°
May 2.20" 71.0° 41.7°
June 2.71" 81.6° 51.1°
July 1.63" 90.0° 56.4°
August 1.08" 89.2° 54.5°
September 1.39" 77.1° 42.9°
October 1.38" 62.3° 31.4°
November .57" 43.6° 19.0°
December .40" 33.1° 8.3°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 68% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 87% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 86% of other locations on record.