Dial Creek



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

Latitude, Longitude:
36.1723654°, -78.8577846°
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331 ft. (101 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. Dial Creek is covered by the Lake Michie, NC US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Streams

Dry Creek 1.1 mi
Rocky Creek 1.7 mi
Mountain Creek 3.1 mi
Deep Creek 4.4 mi
Camp Creek 4.5 mi

Nearby Cities

Rougemont, NC 5 mi
Butner, NC 6 mi
Stem, NC 8 mi
Gorman, NC 10 mi
Braggtown, NC 10 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Holly Grove Campground Man-made 0.5 mi
Spruce Pine Campground Man-made 0.6 mi
Lake Michie Dam Man-made 2.2 mi
Lake Michie Water 2.2 mi
North Carolina State University Forest Land 2.6 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 DUR which is approximately 10 miles away and has an elevation of 400 feet (69 feet higher than Dial 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 4.44" 49.2° 27.8°
February 3.70" 53.4° 29.5°
March 4.68" 62.1° 37.0°
April 3.41" 71.3° 45.8°
May 4.59" 78.6° 55.6°
June 4.01" 85.0° 65.4°
July 3.95" 88.6° 70.1°
August 4.38" 86.8° 67.9°
September 4.36" 81.0° 60.3°
October 3.71" 71.4° 46.6°
November 3.38" 62.0° 37.4°
December 3.43" 52.7° 30.4°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 61% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 72% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 78% of other locations on record.