Kirkland Lake



Natural body of inland water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
48.6902999°, -102.4896944°
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2365 ft. (721 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. Kirkland Lake is covered by the Thompson Lake, ND US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Lakes

Chiles Slough 0.7 mi
Melbys Slough 1.4 mi
Island Lake 1.5 mi
Ward Lake 1.6 mi
Swensens Slough 1.7 mi

Nearby Cities

Powers Lake, ND 11 mi
Lignite, ND 13 mi
Bowbells, ND 14 mi
Flaxton, ND 15 mi
Kenmare, ND 19 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Little Butte Cemetery Man-made 2.4 mi
Little Butte Cemetery Man-made 2.4 mi
Lostwood Wilderness Land 2.7 mi
Elbow Lake Bethel Cemetery Man-made 5.6 mi
Lostwood National Wildlife Refuge Man-made 6.1 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 POWERS LAKE 1 N which is approximately 11 miles away and has an elevation of 2,205 feet (160 feet lower than Kirkland Lake). 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 .38" 16.0° -5.5°
February .37" 23.4° 3.2°
March .72" 34.9° 14.9°
April 1.27" 52.3° 27.9°
May 2.12" 66.6° 39.7°
June 2.74" 74.2° 49.1°
July 2.90" 79.6° 53.4°
August 1.94" 79.4° 51.6°
September 1.71" 67.5° 40.5°
October 1.07" 54.5° 28.6°
November .55" 34.3° 14.1°
December .33" 21.4° 0.2°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 86% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 98% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 83% of other locations on record.