Big Island



Area of dry or relatively dry land surrounded by water or low wetland.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
31.9518124°, -99.0681135°
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1447 ft. (441 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 Island is covered by the Byrds, TX US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Islands

Goat Island 6.2 mi
McCartney Island 7.8 mi

Nearby Cities

Olney, TX 100 mi
Weinert, TX 101 mi
Megargel, TX 104 mi
Rochester, TX 105 mi
Goree, TX 108 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Red River Water 0.2 mi
Pitcock Cattle Company Dam Number 2 Man-made 2.0 mi
Dam Number 2 Water 2.0 mi
Hog Creek Water 2.7 mi
Pitcock Cattle Company Dam Number 1 Man-made 2.9 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 RISING STAR 1 S which is approximately 11 miles away and has an elevation of 1,633 feet (186 feet higher than Big Island). 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 1.30" 55.1° 29.7°
February 1.88" 60.3° 34.3°
March 2.20" 68.7° 41.5°
April 2.46" 76.9° 49.5°
May 4.38" 83.8° 59.2°
June 4.32" 89.8° 66.6°
July 1.85" 94.1° 69.7°
August 2.30" 93.7° 68.8°
September 2.95" 87.1° 62.4°
October 3.30" 78.1° 51.9°
November 1.82" 66.0° 40.7°
December 1.53" 57.4° 32.2°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 90% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 76% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 61% of other locations on record.