Bessemer City Reservoir



Artificially impounded body of water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
35.2941664°, -81.2996673°
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823 ft. (251 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. Bessemer City Reservoir is covered by the Bessemer City, NC US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Reservoirs

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Long Creek Dam Man-made 0.2 mi
Washington Park Man-made 1.6 mi
WKMT-AM (Kings Mountain) Man-made 2.3 mi
Chestnut Ridge Land 2.4 mi
Storage Area Number Two Dam Man-made 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 GASTO which is approximately 10 miles away and has an elevation of 700 feet (123 feet lower than Bessemer City Reservoir). 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 4.21" 50.2° 28.6°
February 3.75" 55.0° 31.2°
March 4.26" 63.1° 38.5°
April 2.89" 71.6° 46.7°
May 3.64" 79.0° 56.2°
June 3.68" 85.4° 64.6°
July 3.53" 89.3° 68.9°
August 4.09" 87.8° 67.7°
September 4.26" 81.9° 61.2°
October 3.76" 72.2° 48.2°
November 3.16" 62.5° 38.8°
December 3.57" 53.3° 32.0°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 64% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 74% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 69% of other locations on record.