Wappinger Creek

Also Known As: Great Wappinger's Kill, Great Wappink Kill, Great Wappins Kill, Greate Wappinger Creek, Ma-wen-a-wa-sigh, Maevenawasigh, Mawenawasigh, Wapinges Creeke, Wappinger's Creek, Wappingers Creek, and Wynachkee.



Linear body of water flowing on the Earth's surface.
See also: Bends
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
41.5823158°, -73.9479157°
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-3 ft. (-1 m.)

Topographic Map

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. Wappinger Creek is covered by the Wappingers Falls, NY US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Streams

Lattintown Creek 1.6 mi
Casper Creek 2.3 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Main Street Historic District Man-made 0.3 mi
Diamond Reef Land 0.4 mi
Stone Street Historic District Man-made 0.4 mi
Reed Street Bridge Man-made 0.5 mi
Danskammer Point Water 1.0 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 POUGHKEEPSIE which is approximately 4 miles away and has an elevation of 170 feet (167 feet higher than Wappinger 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 3.19" 34.2° 14.7°
February 2.53" 37.5° 16.1°
March 3.59" 47.2° 25.5°
April 3.79" 59.0° 35.8°
May 4.73" 70.4° 46.3°
June 3.73" 78.4° 55.3°
July 4.72" 83.6° 60.2°
August 3.83" 81.7° 59.3°
September 3.69" 73.8° 50.1°
October 3.56" 62.1° 38.1°
November 3.53" 50.6° 30.1°
December 3.23" 39.1° 20.9°

Summer High Temps

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

Winter Low Temps

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

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 68% of other locations on record.