Potholes Coulee



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

Latitude, Longitude:
47.1492981°, -119.9831098°
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843 ft. (257 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. Potholes Coulee is covered by the Babcock Ridge, WA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Valleys

Dry Gulch 3.1 mi
Stray Gulch 5.1 mi
Lynch Coulee 5.4 mi
Box Canyon 5.6 mi
Brewton Gulch 5.7 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Ancient Lake Water 1.5 mi
Dusty Lake Water 1.9 mi
Collins Spring Water 2.2 mi
Tekison Creek Water 2.3 mi
Cliff Lake Water 2.3 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 QUINCY 1 S which is approximately 8 miles away and has an elevation of 1,274 feet (431 feet higher than Potholes Coulee). 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 .88" 34.4° 21.1°
February .75" 42.4° 26.5°
March .69" 54.2° 32.4°
April .45" 63.5° 38.6°
May .63" 72.0° 46.4°
June .49" 78.8° 52.7°
July .29" 86.0° 57.5°
August .33" 85.3° 57.0°
September .44" 76.9° 48.5°
October .52" 62.7° 38.0°
November 1.17" 45.3° 29.8°
December 1.32" 34.5° 21.8°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 54% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 56% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 98% of other locations on record.