Governors Island

Also Known As: Governor's Island, Nut Island, Hoogcamer Eylandt, Nooten Eylandt, Nooten Island, Nutten Island, Pagganack, Pagganch, and Pagganck.



Area of dry or relatively dry land surrounded by water or low wetland.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
40.6889918°, -74.0190287°
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7 ft. (2 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. Governors Island is covered by the Jersey City, NJ US Topo Map quadrant

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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 JERSEY C which is approximately 5 miles away and has an elevation of 135 feet (128 feet higher than Governors 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.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January 3.69" 36.4° 22.7°
February 2.94" 39.5° 24.0°
March 4.08" 47.6° 32.0°
April 4.06" 58.0° 42.2°
May 4.48" 68.4° 52.8°
June 3.45" 77.2° 62.5°
July 4.17" 82.5° 68.0°
August 4.05" 81.0° 66.3°
September 4.05" 73.9° 58.1°
October 3.50" 62.8° 46.9°
November 4.00" 52.2° 37.5°
December 3.86" 42.0° 28.0°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 74% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 61% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 74% of other locations on record.