Big Creek (aka Big Cow Creek)



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

Latitude, Longitude:
44.4898837°, -117.9960457°
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3583 ft. (1092 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. Big Creek is covered by the Devils Heel, OR US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Streams

Flint Creek 0.4 mi
Rock Creek 1.5 mi
Mud Creek 2.0 mi
Independence Creek 2.1 mi
Cow Creek 2.1 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Browns Gulch Land 1.6 mi
Independence Creek Ditch Water 1.6 mi
Aunt Polly Cemetery Man-made 1.9 mi
Juniper Gulch Land 2.0 mi
Water Gulch Land 2.2 mi

Nearby Photos

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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 IRONSIDE 2 W which is approximately 12 miles away and has an elevation of 3,915 feet (332 feet higher than Big 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 1.39" 33.2° 11.6°
February 1.14" 38.9° 17.3°
March .98" 48.9° 24.9°
April .86" 58.2° 30.6°
May 1.20" 66.3° 37.1°
June 1.00" 75.2° 43.5°
July .64" 85.5° 50.8°
August .72" 85.7° 50.3°
September .58" 75.6° 41.0°
October .61" 63.2° 30.6°
November 1.45" 44.2° 21.0°
December 1.66" 34.2° 12.3°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 56% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 73% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 91% of other locations on record.