Linear depression in the Earth's surface that generally slopes from one end to the other.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
44.5608179°, -101.5987583°
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1804 ft. (550 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 Draw is covered by the Rattlesnake Lake SE, SD US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Valleys

Helster Draw 0.3 mi
Spring Draw 1.2 mi
Swan Draw 1.4 mi
Curtis Draw 2.6 mi
Eagle Chasing Draw 3.8 mi

Nearby Cities

Oakley, KS 377 mi
Grinnell, KS 379 mi
Winona, KS 380 mi
Grainfield, KS 381 mi
Palco, KS 381 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

White Thunder Bottom Land 0.5 mi
White Thunder Ranch Man-made 0.7 mi
Beerwagon Spring Water 2.2 mi
Bergen Dam Man-made 3.0 mi
Straighthead Creek Water 4.5 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 MILESVILLE 5 NE which is approximately 3 miles away and has an elevation of 2,237 feet (433 feet higher than Big Draw). 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 .41" 29.4° 8.5°
February .56" 35.9° 14.7°
March 1.23" 45.9° 23.6°
April 1.95" 59.6° 34.7°
May 3.43" 70.8° 45.4°
June 3.09" 80.7° 54.8°
July 2.92" 88.1° 60.2°
August 1.97" 87.6° 58.7°
September 1.32" 77.1° 47.9°
October 1.71" 62.9° 36.3°
November .60" 43.7° 22.3°
December .44" 32.3° 11.7°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 58% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 80% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 75% of other locations on record.