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Retire To Newport, RI

Air Quality, Hazards, Climate, Recreation, etc.


Newport
Air Quality
Washington County
. Good Days Moderate Days Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons Days Unhealthy Days Very Unhealthy Days
2015 307 47 7 0 0
2014 345 18 0 0 0
2013 330 26 4 0 0
2012 269 27 6 1 0
2011 207 26 3 0 0
2010 186 25 4 0 0




Newport
Water Quality
Narragansett Watershed
. % Good % Threatened % Impaired
2014 na na na
2012 62 0 38
2010 na na na
2008 53 0 47
2006 63 0 37
2004 83 0 17
2002 46 0 54




Newport
Recreation
. # of Parks # of Parks
(99 City Avg)
National Parks, Historic Sites, etc.
(managed by National Park Service)
Assateague Island National Seashore, Yorktown Battlefield plus 19 more 7
National Campgrounds, Lodges, etc.
(other federal agency-managed sites)
4 26
State Parks, Sites, etc. 33 11



Newport Climate
(1971-2000)
. . 99 City Avg
January - Avg Low Temp 23 F 27 F
January - Avg Daily Temp 31 F 37 F
July - Avg Daily Temp 71 F 74 F
July - Avg High Temp 78 F 86 F
Avg Annual Precipitation 46 in 35 in



Newport Elevation
15 feet GPTR 99 City Average
1,652 feet



Newport
Natural Hazards
. Risk Level 99 City Average
Total Hazard Risk Moderate Moderate
Earthquake .4% 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



Newport
Man-Made Hazards (Nuclear)
Nuclear Power Stations
(# Reactors)
Distance from City GPTR 99 City
Average
Millstone (2) na 50% of cities are within 100 miles of at least one nuclear station
Pilgrim (1) 40 miles
Seabrook (1) 45 miles



Newport
Heating and Cooling Degree Days
(avg annual)
. . 99 City Avg
Total Degree Days 6,099 5,915
HDD 5,624 4,662
CDD 475 1,253



EPA Hazardous Material Cleanup Sites
(Newport Area)
Newport 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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