Low point or opening between hills or mountains or in a ridge or mountain range.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
35.3598233°, -83.0704173°
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4856 ft. (1480 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. Bald Gap is covered by the Tuckasegee, NC US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Gaps

Flint Spring Gap 0.6 mi
Deep Gap 0.9 mi
Mayapple Gap 1.0 mi
Sassafras Gap 1.8 mi
Cold Spring Gap 1.9 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Coward Bald Land 0.3 mi
Snaggy Bald Land 0.6 mi
Gooseberry Ridge Land 0.9 mi
Snaggy Bald Ridge Land 1.1 mi
Sassafras Knob Land 1.1 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 CULLOW which is approximately 7 miles away and has an elevation of 2,192 feet (2,664 feet lower than Bald Gap). 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 4.92" 47.4° 24.9°
February 4.69" 52.0° 27.4°
March 5.43" 60.2° 33.7°
April 3.91" 68.3° 41.0°
May 4.86" 75.5° 50.7°
June 4.34" 81.2° 58.0°
July 4.27" 84.3° 62.5°
August 3.91" 82.8° 61.5°
September 3.57" 77.7° 55.9°
October 3.20" 69.0° 43.0°
November 4.28" 59.1° 34.3°
December 4.33" 50.3° 27.5°

Summer High Temps

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

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 66% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 85% of other locations on record.