Charlestown Breachway



Relatively small coastal waterway connecting larger bodies of water or other waterways.
See also: Channels
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
41.3567679°, -71.6392284°
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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. Charlestown Breachway is covered by the Quonochontaug, RI US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Ward Island Land 0.4 mi
Charlestown Beach Land 0.5 mi
Marshneck Point Water 0.6 mi
Heather Island Land 0.7 mi
Stevens Island Land 0.7 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 KINGS which is approximately 10 miles away and has an elevation of 100 feet (100 feet higher than Charlestown Breachway). 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 4.72" 38.2° 19.0°
February 3.83" 40.0° 20.7°
March 4.92" 47.4° 28.0°
April 4.71" 57.3° 35.9°
May 4.14" 67.6° 45.3°
June 3.98" 76.0° 54.5°
July 3.31" 81.2° 60.2°
August 4.40" 80.1° 59.2°
September 4.16" 73.5° 51.7°
October 3.92" 63.5° 40.2°
November 5.11" 52.8° 33.1°
December 4.62" 42.7° 24.4°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 81% 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 85% of other locations on record.