South Fork Palouse River



Linear body of water flowing on the Earth's surface.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
46.889557°, -117.367244°
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1955 ft. (596 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. South Fork Palouse River is covered by the Colfax North, WA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Streams

Spring Flat Creek 0.9 mi
Dry Creek 3.6 mi
Clear Creek 4.9 mi
Fourmile Creek 5.7 mi
Brush Creek 7.5 mi

Nearby Cities

Colfax, WA 1 mi
Steptoe, WA 8 mi
Albion, WA 9 mi
Garfield, WA 13 mi
Palouse, WA 14 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Eels Park Man-made 0.3 mi
Schmuck Park Man-made 0.5 mi
Colfax Cemetery Man-made 0.8 mi
Colfax Little League Park Man-made 1.1 mi
KCLX-AM (Colfax) Man-made 1.4 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 COL which is approximately 1 miles away and has an elevation of 1,980 feet (25 feet higher than South Fork Palouse River). 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 2.33" 37.4° 24.3°
February 1.94" 43.5° 27.0°
March 2.02" 51.2° 30.8°
April 1.73" 58.9° 35.7°
May 1.80" 66.8° 41.3°
June 1.37" 73.9° 47.0°
July .72" 82.7° 50.4°
August .72" 83.3° 49.4°
September .73" 74.6° 41.7°
October 1.20" 62.0° 33.3°
November 2.55" 45.6° 29.9°
December 2.93" 37.6° 24.9°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 70% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 65% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

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