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Retire To Kingston, NY

Air Quality, Hazards, Climate, Recreation, etc.


Kingston
Air Quality
Ulster County
. Good Days Moderate Days Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons Days Unhealthy Days Very Unhealthy Days
2016 331 30 3 0 0
2015 326 36 3 0 0
2014 342 23 0 0 0
2013 339 25 0 0 0
2012 346 17 0 0 0
2011 348 14 1 0 0




Kingston
Water Quality
Middle Hudson Watershed
. % Good % Threatened % Impaired
2014 na na na
2012 38 1 61
2010 0 0 100
2008 na na na
2006 na na na
2004 na na na
2002 0 0 100




Kingston
Recreation
. # of Parks # of Parks
(99 City Avg)
National Parks, Historic Sites, etc.
(managed by National Park Service)
Manhattan Sites, Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Site plus 25 more 7
National Campgrounds, Lodges, etc.
(other federal agency-managed sites)
7 26
State Parks, Sites, etc. 23 11



Kingston Climate
(1971-2000)
. . 99 City Avg
January - Avg Low Temp 17 F 27 F
January - Avg Daily Temp 25 F 37 F
July - Avg Daily Temp 72 F 74 F
July - Avg High Temp 81 F 86 F
Avg Annual Precipitation 51 in 35 in



Kingston Elevation
1,245 feet GPTR 99 City Average
1,652 feet



Kingston
Natural Hazards
. Risk Level 99 City Average
Total Hazard Risk Moderate Moderate
Earthquake .3% 10.9%
Tsunami No Risk No Risk
Hurricane 20-40 10
Flood Very High Very High
Tornado Low Low
Volcano No Risk No Risk
Wildfire Low Low



Kingston
Man-Made Hazards (Nuclear)
Nuclear Power Stations
(# Reactors)
Distance from City GPTR 99 City
Average
Indian Point (2) 60 miles 50% of cities are within 100 miles of at least one nuclear station



Kingston
Heating and Cooling Degree Days
(avg annual)
. . 99 City Avg
Total Degree Days 6,923 5,915
HDD 6,377 4,662
CDD 546 1,253



EPA Hazardous Material Cleanup Sites
(Kingston Area)
Kingston Area EPA Cleanup Sites


Legend:
Small green circles (older style maps) or multi-colored circles (newer style maps: click here for legend) indicate 1)Superfund Sites 2)Federal Facilities 3)RCRA Corrective Action Sites and 4)Brownfields Properties (EPA hazardous material cleanup sites defined at Environment link)

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