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Missoula Environment Facts

Air Quality, Water Quality, Climate and more


Missoula
Air Quality
Missoula County
. Good Days Moderate Days Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons Days Unhealthy Days Very Unhealthy Days
2017 111 181 24 14 35
2016 166 175 25 0 0
2015 184 157 14 10 0
2014 222 125 16 2 0
2013 160 181 18 6 0




Missoula
Water Quality
Upper Clark Fork, Middle Clark Fork & Bitterroot Watersheds
. % Good % Threatened % Impaired
2014 25 0 75
2012 25 0 75
2010 9 0 91
2008 25 0 75
2006 9 0 91
2004 32 0 68
2002 32 0 68




Missoula
Recreation
. # of Parks # of Parks
(99 City Avg)
National Parks, Historic Sites, etc.
(managed by National Park Service)
Big Hole National Battlefield, Nez Perce National Historical Park plus 1 more 7
National Campgrounds, Lodges, etc.
(other federal agency-managed sites)
36 26
State Parks, Sites, etc. 7 11



Missoula 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 66 F 74 F
July - Avg High Temp 82 F 86 F
Avg Annual Precipitation 17 in 35 in



Missoula Elevation
3,420 feet GPTR 99 City Average
1,652 feet



Missoula
Natural Hazards
. Risk Level 99 City Average
Total Hazard Risk Moderate Moderate
Earthquake 15% 10.9%
Tsunami No Risk No Risk
Hurricane 0 10
Flood Very High Very High
Tornado Very Low Low
Volcano No Risk No Risk
Wildfire High Low



Missoula
Man-Made Hazards (Nuclear)
Nuclear Power Stations
(# Reactors)
Distance from City GPTR 99 City
Average
Columbia (1) 230 miles 50% of cities are within 100 miles of at least one nuclear station



Missoula
Heating and Cooling Degree Days
(avg annual)
. . 99 City Avg
Total Degree Days 7,860 5,915
HDD 7,562 4,662
CDD 298 1,253



EPA Hazardous Material Cleanup Sites
(Missoula Area)
Missoula 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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