Sam Rayburn Dam (aka McGee Bend Dam)



Water barrier or embankment built across the course of a stream or into a body of water to control and (or) impound the flow of water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
31.0654729°, -94.0846354°
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197 ft. (60 m.)

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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. Sam Rayburn Dam is covered by the McGee Bend, TX US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Points of Interest

Beef Creek Water 0.2 mi
Letney Cemetery Man-made 0.7 mi
Big Branch Water 1.4 mi
Meadows Branch Water 1.5 mi
Twin Dikes Park Campground Man-made 1.6 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 SAM RAYBURN which is approximately 1 miles away and has an elevation of 189 feet (8 feet lower than Sam Rayburn Dam). 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 5.94" 57.5° 35.2°
February 4.55" 62.5° 38.4°
March 5.29" 70.2° 46.3°
April 4.51" 76.9° 52.6°
May 5.53" 84.5° 61.6°
June 5.81" 91.0° 67.9°
July 4.24" 94.5° 70.1°
August 3.92" 94.6° 69.0°
September 3.97" 89.3° 64.6°
October 4.84" 79.7° 53.6°
November 5.88" 68.1° 45.0°
December 6.09" 60.3° 37.6°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 91% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 87% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 94% of other locations on record.