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Retire To Port Townsend, WA

Air Quality, Hazards, Climate, Recreation, etc.


Port Townsend
Air Quality
Jefferson County
. Good Days Moderate Days Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons Days Unhealthy Days Very Unhealthy Days
2015 298 9 0 0 0
2014 325 17 0 0 0
2013 344 18 0 0 0
2012 342 5 0 0 0
2011 351 12 0 0 0
2010 347 8 0 0 0




Port Townsend
Water Quality
Dungeness-Elwha 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




Port Townsend
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 6 more 7
National Campgrounds, Lodges, etc.
(other federal agency-managed sites)
41 26
State Parks, Sites, etc. 18 11



Port Townsend Climate
(1971-2000)
. . 99 City Avg
January - Avg Low Temp 38 F 27 F
January - Avg Daily Temp 41 F 37 F
July - Avg Daily Temp 62 F 74 F
July - Avg High Temp 70 F 86 F
Avg Annual Precipitation 19 in 35 in



Port Townsend Elevation
100 feet GPTR 99 City Average
1,652 feet



Port Townsend
Natural Hazards
. Risk Level 99 City Average
Total Hazard Risk Higher Moderate
Earthquake 45% 10.9%
Tsunami Risk No Risk
Hurricane 0 10
Flood Very High Very High
Tornado Very Low Low
Volcano Low Ash Fall No Risk
Wildfire Low Low



Port Townsend
Man-Made Hazards (Nuclear)
Nuclear Power Stations
(# Reactors)
Distance from City GPTR 99 City
Average
Columbia (1) 210 miles 50% of cities are within 100 miles of at least one nuclear station



Port Townsend
Heating and Cooling Degree Days
(avg annual)
. . 99 City Avg
Total Degree Days 5,164 5,915
HDD 5,124 4,662
CDD 40 1,253



EPA Hazardous Material Cleanup Sites
(Port Townsend Area)
Port Townsend 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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