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Wenatchee Environment Facts

Air Quality, Water Quality, Climate and more


Wenatchee
Air Quality
Chelan/Douglas Counties
. Good Days Moderate Days Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons Days Unhealthy Days Very Unhealthy Days
2017 282 62 9 9 3
2016 330 36 0 0 0
2015 289 70 3 0 0
2014 275 79 6 2 0
2013 275 90 0 0 0




Wenatchee
Water Quality
Upper Columbia-Entiat & Wenatchee Watersheds
. % 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




Wenatchee
Recreation
. # of Parks # of Parks
(99 City Avg)
National Parks, Historic Sites, etc.
(managed by National Park Service)
Mount Ranier National Park, Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area plus 3 more 7
National Campgrounds, Lodges, etc.
(other federal agency-managed sites)
59 26
State Parks, Sites, etc. 9 11



Wenatchee Climate
(1971-2000)
. . 99 City Avg
January - Avg Low Temp 23 F 27 F
January - Avg Daily Temp 29 F 37 F
July - Avg Daily Temp 74 F 74 F
July - Avg High Temp 88 F 86 F
Avg Annual Precipitation 9 in 35 in



Wenatchee Elevation
640 feet GPTR 99 City Average
1,652 feet



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



Wenatchee
Man-Made Hazards (Nuclear)
Nuclear Power Stations
(# Reactors)
Distance from City GPTR 99 City
Average
Columbia (1) 85 miles 50% of cities are within 100 miles of at least one nuclear station



Wenatchee
Heating and Cooling Degree Days
(avg annual)
. . 99 City Avg
Total Degree Days 6,365 5,915
HDD 5,533 4,662
CDD 832 1,253



EPA Hazardous Material Cleanup Sites
(Wenatchee Area)
Wenatchee 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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