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Retire To Pinehurst, NC

Air Quality, Hazards, Climate, Recreation, etc.


Pinehurst
Air Quality
Montgomery/Harnett/Cumberland
. Good Days Moderate Days Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons Days Unhealthy Days Very Unhealthy Days
2017 306 59 0 0 0
2016 286 80 0 0 0
2015 283 56 0 0 0
2014 246 116 2 0 0
2013 242 116 7 0 0




Pinehurst
Water Quality
Lumber (South Carolina) Watershed
. % Good % Threatened % Impaired
2014 na na na
2012 25 0 75
2010 60 0 40
2008 60 0 40
2006 na na na
2004 na na na
2002 48 0 52




Pinehurst
Recreation
. # of Parks # of Parks
(99 City Avg)
National Parks, Historic Sites, etc.
(managed by National Park Service)
Moores Creek National Battlefield and Guilford Courthouse National Historical Park 7
National Campgrounds, Lodges, etc.
(other federal agency-managed sites)
6 26
State Parks, Sites, etc. 3 11



Pinehurst Climate
(1971-2000)
. . 99 City Avg
January - Avg Low Temp 31 F 27 F
January - Avg Daily Temp 40 F 37 F
July - Avg Daily Temp 79 F 74 F
July - Avg High Temp 89 F 86 F
Avg Annual Precipitation 48 in 35 in



Pinehurst Elevation
730 feet GPTR 99 City Average
1,652 feet



Pinehurst
Natural Hazards
. Risk Level 99 City Average
Total Hazard Risk Lower Moderate
Earthquake .5% 10.9%
Tsunami No Risk No Risk
Hurricane 20-40 10
Flood Moderate Very High
Tornado Low Low
Volcano No Risk No Risk
Wildfire Low Low



Pinehurst
Man-Made Hazards (Nuclear)
Nuclear Power Stations
(# Reactors)
Distance from City GPTR 99 City
Average
Robinson (1) 65 miles 50% of cities are within 100 miles of at least one nuclear station
Shearon-Harris (1) 70 miles
Catawba (2) 80 miles
McGuire (2) 80 miles



Pinehurst
Heating and Cooling Degree Days
(avg annual)
. . 99 City Avg
Total Degree Days 4,818 5,915
HDD 3,097 4,662
CDD 1,721 1,253



EPA Hazardous Material Cleanup Sites
(Pinehurst Area)
Pinehurst 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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