Big Coal River



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

Latitude, Longitude:
38.273152°, -81.7998485°
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600 ft. (183 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. Big Coal River is covered by the Alum Creek, WV US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Streams

Little Coal River 0.0 mi
Big Branch 0.2 mi
Alum Creek 0.8 mi
Ezekiel Branch 1.3 mi
Coon Branch 1.4 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Little Coal River Bridge Man-made 0.5 mi
Workman Development Bridge Man-made 0.7 mi
Big Coal River Bridge Man-made 0.7 mi
Alum Creek Bridge Man-made 1.0 mi
Forks of Coal Memorial Park Man-made 1.2 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 MADISON 3 which is approximately 12 miles away and has an elevation of 710 feet (110 feet higher than Big Coal 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 3.47" 42.8° 21.9°
February 3.21" 47.8° 23.9°
March 3.92" 58.1° 30.9°
April 3.90" 68.8° 38.8°
May 5.17" 76.7° 48.9°
June 4.58" 83.5° 58.0°
July 5.17" 87.0° 62.8°
August 4.58" 85.5° 61.9°
September 3.71" 79.6° 54.4°
October 2.91" 68.8° 41.0°
November 3.59" 57.5° 32.1°
December 3.63" 46.7° 25.7°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 51% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 59% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 77% of other locations on record.