Back Lake



Natural body of inland water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
35.6982127°, -75.804412°
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3 ft. (1 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. Back Lake is covered by the Engelhard NE, NC US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Lakes

Whipping Creek Lake 9.7 mi
Sawyer Lake 11.5 mi
Swan Creek Lake 11.8 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Air Force Dare County Bombing Range Man-made 2.3 mi
Stumpy Point Bay Water 2.5 mi
Kazer Point Water 2.8 mi
Shiloh Church Cemetery Man-made 3.4 mi
Drain Point Water 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 MANTEO AP which is approximately 16 miles away and has an elevation of 13 feet (10 feet higher than Back Lake). 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 4.67" 51.5° 35.8°
February 3.22" 53.6° 37.0°
March 4.62" 60.0° 43.0°
April 3.13" 68.7° 51.2°
May 4.21" 75.8° 59.5°
June 4.77" 82.5° 68.2°
July 5.25" 86.4° 72.3°
August 5.64" 85.1° 71.6°
September 4.93" 80.6° 67.4°
October 4.10" 71.4° 56.8°
November 3.40" 63.4° 48.1°
December 3.67" 55.3° 40.0°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 52% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 88% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 84% of other locations on record.