Contentnea Creek

Also Known As: Moccasin Creek, Contentia Creek, Great Contentnea Creek, Great Cotecktney Creek, Moccasin River, and Quotankney Creek.



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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
35.3404406°, -77.3888511°
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13 ft. (4 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. Contentnea Creek is covered by the Grifton, NC US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Streams

Nearby Cities

Grifton, NC 4 mi
Dover, NC 9 mi
Ayden, NC 9 mi
Cove City, NC 11 mi
Kinston, NC 12 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Jollys Old Field Landing Man-made 0.6 mi
Cox Landing Man-made 1.1 mi
Pearce Landing Man-made 1.6 mi
WNCT-FM (Greenville) Man-made 1.7 mi
Buckleberry Canal Water 2.1 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 KINSTON AG RESEA which is approximately 9 miles away and has an elevation of 60 feet (47 feet higher than Contentnea 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 4.30" 55.9° 33.2°
February 3.53" 59.9° 34.5°
March 4.40" 67.8° 40.6°
April 3.19" 76.2° 47.6°
May 3.87" 83.4° 56.8°
June 4.48" 88.9° 65.0°
July 5.28" 91.7° 70.0°
August 5.36" 90.4° 68.3°
September 5.62" 85.7° 62.9°
October 3.32" 77.1° 50.9°
November 2.93" 68.7° 42.9°
December 3.30" 59.3° 36.1°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 78% 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 81% of other locations on record.