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Retire To Olympia, WA

Air Quality, Hazards, Climate, Recreation, etc.


Olympia
Air Quality
Thurston County
. Good Days Moderate Days Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons Days Unhealthy Days Very Unhealthy Days
2016 328 21 0 0 0
2015 314 45 0 0 0
2014 324 41 0 0 0
2013 291 70 3 0 0
2012 303 54 3 1 0
2011 325 37 1 0 0




Olympia
Water Quality
Deschutes Watershed
. % Good % Threatened % Impaired
2014 na na na
2012 na na na
2010 na na na
2008 na na na
2006 na na na
2004 na na na
2002 na na na




Olympia
Recreation
. # of Parks # of Parks
(99 City Avg)
National Parks, Historic Sites, etc.
(managed by National Park Service)
Mount Ranier National Park, Olympic National Park plus 3 more 7
National Campgrounds, Lodges, etc.
(other federal agency-managed sites)
29 26
State Parks, Sites, etc. 9 11



Olympia Climate
(1971-2000)
. . 99 City Avg
January - Avg Low Temp 32 F 27 F
January - Avg Daily Temp 38 F 37 F
July - Avg Daily Temp 63 F 74 F
July - Avg High Temp 76 F 86 F
Avg Annual Precipitation 51 in 35 in



Olympia Elevation
206 feet GPTR 99 City Average
1,652 feet



Olympia
Natural Hazards
. Risk Level 99 City Average
Total Hazard Risk Higher Moderate
Earthquake 50% 10.9%
Tsunami No Risk No Risk
Hurricane 0 10
Flood Very High Very High
Tornado Very Low Low
Volcano High Ash Fall No Risk
Wildfire Low Low



Olympia
Man-Made Hazards (Nuclear)
Nuclear Power Stations
(# Reactors)
Distance from City GPTR 99 City
Average
Columbia (1) 190 miles 50% of cities are within 100 miles of at least one nuclear station



Olympia
Heating and Cooling Degree Days
(avg annual)
. . 99 City Avg
Total Degree Days 5,628 5,915
HDD 5,531 4,662
CDD 97 1,253



EPA Hazardous Material Cleanup Sites
(Olympia Area)
Olympia 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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