Banks Channel



Linear deep part of a body of water through which the main volume of water flows and is frequently used as aroute for watercraft.
See also: Guts
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
34.3568353°, -77.6452523°
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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. Banks Channel is covered by the Hampstead, NC US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Channels

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Kings Creek Water 0.6 mi
Howard Channel Water 0.8 mi
New Topsail Inlet Water 0.9 mi
Howards Channel Water 1.2 mi
Old Topsail Creek Water 1.8 mi

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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 WILMINGTON 7 N which is approximately 16 miles away and has an elevation of 40 feet (40 feet higher than Banks Channel). 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 4.81" 56.2° 33.3°
February 3.86" 59.3° 35.3°
March 4.34" 66.5° 42.1°
April 3.09" 74.5° 49.0°
May 4.66" 81.0° 58.0°
June 5.13" 86.9° 65.6°
July 7.97" 90.0° 70.2°
August 7.35" 88.4° 68.7°
September 6.93" 83.7° 63.4°
October 3.11" 75.0° 51.4°
November 3.19" 67.7° 43.2°
December 4.00" 59.3° 35.9°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 68% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 83% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 93% of other locations on record.