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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
35.9751324°, -81.0834133°
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1014 ft. (309 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. Big Branch is covered by the Hiddenite, NC US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Streams

Beaverdam Creek 0.2 mi
Mill Creek 0.5 mi
Rocky Face Branch 2.7 mi
Greasy Creek 3.3 mi
Bull Branch 3.5 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Rocky Face Land 1.4 mi
Asbury Mountain Land 2.6 mi
Round Top Land 2.7 mi
Fowler Mountain Land 3.4 mi
Round Top Land 3.7 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 NORTH WILKESB which is approximately 14 miles away and has an elevation of 1,120 feet (106 feet higher than Big Branch). 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 4.42" 47.1° 23.8°
February 3.93" 51.6° 25.0°
March 4.85" 60.7° 32.5°
April 4.40" 70.8° 39.7°
May 4.68" 78.3° 49.5°
June 4.44" 85.2° 58.7°
July 4.29" 88.5° 63.0°
August 4.24" 87.0° 61.4°
September 4.45" 80.6° 54.2°
October 3.82" 71.0° 40.9°
November 3.54" 60.6° 32.7°
December 3.62" 50.6° 25.7°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 60% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

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

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 83% of other locations on record.