Prairie River (aka Mush-ko-day-yaw Se-be)



Linear body of water flowing on the Earth's surface.
See also: Rapids
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
45.1780224°, -89.6909592°
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1240 ft. (378 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. Prairie River is covered by the Merrill, WI US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Streams

Nearby Cities

Rockbridge, IL 409 mi
Witt, IL 410 mi
Chesterfield, IL 410 mi
Cowden, IL 412 mi
Stewardson, IL 412 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Merrill 1874C118 Dam Man-made 0.2 mi
2780 Reservoir Water 0.2 mi
Memorial Park Man-made 0.7 mi
Riverside Park Man-made 0.9 mi
Ward Millpond 209 Water 1.0 mi

Nearby Photos

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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 MERR which is approximately 1 miles away and has an elevation of 1,253 feet (13 feet higher than Prairie 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 1.14" 21.0° -0.3°
February .90" 27.3° 4.0°
March 1.81" 38.2° 16.4°
April 2.64" 53.2° 29.4°
May 3.27" 67.2° 41.1°
June 3.82" 75.4° 50.8°
July 3.85" 79.6° 55.6°
August 4.35" 77.3° 53.2°
September 4.29" 67.9° 43.9°
October 2.59" 55.8° 33.6°
November 2.35" 38.9° 21.9°
December 1.40" 25.5° 7.4°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 86% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 94% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 57% of other locations on record.