Canopus Lake

Also Known As: Horton's Pond, Lake Conopus, and Oskawano.



Natural body of inland water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
41.4614824°, -73.8331901°
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912 ft. (278 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. Canopus Lake is covered by the Oscawana Lake, NY US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Lakes

Pelton Pond 0.2 mi
Stillwater Pond 1.4 mi
Jordan Pond 1.8 mi
Clear Lake 2.2 mi
Weise Pond 2.6 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State Park Man-made 1.0 mi
Bushy Ridge Land 1.2 mi
Fahnestock Ski Slope Man-made 1.2 mi
Wiccopee Pass Land 1.5 mi
Camp Wiccopee Man-made 1.7 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 GLEN which is approximately 6 miles away and has an elevation of 275 feet (637 feet lower than Canopus 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 3.48" 36.1° 17.1°
February 2.90" 39.2° 19.1°
March 3.49" 48.5° 28.5°
April 3.95" 59.7° 39.3°
May 4.50" 71.6° 49.8°
June 4.11" 80.0° 58.9°
July 4.65" 84.9° 63.7°
August 3.92" 83.3° 62.0°
September 4.11" 75.6° 53.8°
October 3.70" 64.1° 41.9°
November 3.69" 52.3° 33.5°
December 3.29" 40.9° 23.4°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 61% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 57% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 72% of other locations on record.