Benson Creek (aka Beacon Creek)

Streams

Stream

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See also: Bends
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
44.3012727°, -117.228788°
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Elevation

2073 ft. (632 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. Benson Creek is covered by the Olds Ferry, ID US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Streams

Chicken Creek 1.1 mi
Birch Creek 2.0 mi
Dry Creek 2.6 mi
Willow Springs Creek 3.2 mi
Grouse Creek 3.5 mi

Nearby Cities

Kingston, NV 352 mi
Ely, NV 369 mi
Silver City, NV 370 mi
Dayton, NV 370 mi
Incline Village, NV 376 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Farewell Bend (historical) Man-made 0.0 mi
Farewell Bend Water 0.4 mi
Farewell Bend State Park Boat Ramp Man-made 0.4 mi
Farewell Bend State Park Man-made 0.5 mi
Farewell Bend Water 0.5 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 HUNTING which is approximately 4 miles away and has an elevation of 2,110 feet (37 feet higher than Benson 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 1.75" 36.1° 19.1°
February 1.58" 44.0° 24.5°
March 1.43" 55.1° 31.6°
April .97" 64.3° 38.5°
May 1.19" 73.8° 47.1°
June .83" 83.3° 55.0°
July .54" 92.7° 63.0°
August .51" 91.7° 60.1°
September .55" 81.1° 49.5°
October .76" 67.2° 37.2°
November 1.74" 48.4° 27.6°
December 1.96" 37.2° 19.9°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 84% 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 lower than 88% of other locations on record.