Shank Ditch



Manmade waterway used by watercraft or for drainage, irrigation, mining, or water power.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
39.9583857°, -84.406893°
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1004 ft. (306 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. Shank Ditch is covered by the Laura, OH US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Canals

Baker Ditch 1.3 mi
Feitshams Ditch 2.3 mi
Browns Ditch 2.6 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Potsdam Cemetery Man-made 0.6 mi
Ludlow Cemetery Man-made 2.0 mi
Laura Wastewater Treatment Plant Man-made 2.1 mi
Hog Run Water 2.2 mi
Rench Farm Man-made 2.6 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 DAYTON INTL AP which is approximately 11 miles away and has an elevation of 1,000 feet (4 feet lower than Shank Ditch). 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 2.60" 33.7° 19.0°
February 2.29" 38.2° 22.4°
March 3.29" 49.3° 31.2°
April 4.03" 60.7° 40.4°
May 4.17" 71.2° 51.1°
June 4.21" 80.1° 60.2°
July 3.75" 84.2° 64.4°
August 3.49" 82.3° 62.2°
September 2.65" 75.6° 54.6°
October 2.72" 63.5° 43.5°
November 3.30" 50.1° 34.3°
December 3.08" 38.5° 24.4°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 65% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 50% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 59% of other locations on record.