McKay Creek National Wildlife Refuge



Place or area set aside for recreation or preservation of a cultural or natural resource and under some form of government administration; not including National or State forests or Reserves.
See also: Dams, Locales, Mines, and Reserves
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
45.5866979°, -118.7830572°
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1260 ft. (384 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. McKay Creek National Wildlife Refuge is covered by the McKay Reservoir, OR US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

McKay Creek Cemetery Man-made 0.6 mi
Skyview Memorial Park Man-made 0.8 mi
McKay Creek North Boat Ramp Man-made 1.3 mi
George Canyon Land 1.4 mi
Pendleton Country Club Man-made 1.5 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 PENDLETON DOWNT which is approximately 6 miles away and has an elevation of 1,040 feet (220 feet lower than McKay Creek National Wildlife Refuge). 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 1.53" 42.0° 25.1°
February 1.29" 48.1° 27.8°
March 1.35" 56.7° 32.9°
April 1.51" 63.8° 37.9°
May 1.54" 72.0° 43.9°
June .88" 80.1° 49.5°
July .36" 88.5° 53.8°
August .46" 88.3° 52.5°
September .59" 79.1° 44.1°
October 1.18" 66.4° 35.0°
November 1.93" 50.9° 31.2°
December 1.33" 42.0° 26.0°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 60% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 67% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 87% of other locations on record.