Also Known As: Gull Island, Oyster Island, Anderson's Island, Bucking Island, Dyre Island, Ellis' Island, Ellis's Island, Gibbet Island, Ki-oshk, and Kioshk.
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. Ellis Island is covered by the Jersey City, NJ US Topo Map quadrantFree US Topo Map PDF Order Waterproof Printed Topo Map
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 JERSEY C which is approximately 4 miles away and has an elevation of 135 feet (128 feet higher than Ellis Island). 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.
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This location's average summer high temps are lower than 74% of other locations on record.
This location's average winter low temps are higher than 61% of other locations on record.
This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 74% of other locations on record.