Balsam Swamp



Poorly drained wetland, fresh or saltwater, wooded or grassy, possibly covered with open water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
41.8792477°, -74.3841856°
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1870 ft. (570 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. Balsam Swamp is covered by the Peekamoose Mountain, NY US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Vernooy Falls Water 0.9 mi
Vernooy Falls Trail Man-made 1.0 mi
Pople Hill Land 1.0 mi
Richmond Camp (historical) Man-made 1.1 mi
Flat Hill Land 1.4 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 SLIDE MOUNT which is approximately 10 miles away and has an elevation of 2,650 feet (780 feet higher than Balsam Swamp). 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 5.30" 27.0° 9.5°
February 4.24" 29.3° 10.5°
March 5.52" 37.3° 18.5°
April 5.25" 48.6° 29.3°
May 6.03" 61.2° 40.5°
June 5.55" 68.2° 48.8°
July 5.10" 72.3° 53.2°
August 4.86" 71.0° 52.2°
September 5.40" 63.9° 45.1°
October 5.32" 54.4° 34.6°
November 5.90" 42.4° 26.2°
December 5.14" 31.3° 15.6°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 96% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 78% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 96% of other locations on record.