Big Pine Creek (aka Crab Creek)



Linear body of water flowing on the Earth's surface.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
36.4895757°, -81.0039678°
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2529 ft. (771 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 Pine Creek is covered by the Glade Valley, NC US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Streams

Little Pine Creek 1.2 mi
Little Glade Creek 1.7 mi
Glade Creek 2.1 mi
Brush Creek 3.3 mi
Rock Branch 3.4 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

D R Stone Dam Man-made 0.7 mi
Noname Water 0.7 mi
Hares Mill (historical) Man-made 0.8 mi
Richardson Mill (historical) Man-made 1.6 mi
Alton Thompson Dam Man-made 1.7 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 GALAX RADIO W which is approximately 13 miles away and has an elevation of 2,385 feet (144 feet lower than Big Pine Creek). 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 3.28" 40.2° 20.5°
February 3.21" 44.4° 22.0°
March 4.03" 52.7° 28.9°
April 3.71" 61.8° 36.3°
May 4.62" 70.1° 46.6°
June 4.06" 76.6° 54.8°
July 3.91" 80.5° 59.2°
August 3.41" 78.9° 57.6°
September 3.73" 72.8° 51.1°
October 3.54" 63.3° 38.5°
November 3.49" 53.0° 30.3°
December 2.91" 44.0° 23.6°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 83% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 54% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 67% of other locations on record.