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Fayetteville Environment Facts

Air Quality, Water Quality, Climate and more


Fayetteville
Air Quality
Washington County
. Good Days Moderate Days Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons Days Unhealthy Days Very Unhealthy Days
2017 256 109 0 0 0
2016 338 28 0 0 0
2015 328 37 0 0 0
2014 332 33 0 0 0
2013 315 50 0 0 0




Fayetteville
Water Quality
Beaver Reservoir Watershed
. % Good % Threatened % Impaired
2014 na na na
2012 na na na
2010 na na na
2008 37 0 63
2006 50 0 50
2004 61 0 39
2002 45 8 47




Fayetteville
Recreation
. # of Parks # of Parks
(99 City Avg)
National Parks, Historic Sites, etc.
(managed by National Park Service)
Buffalo National River, Pea Ridge National Military Park plus 4 more 7
National Campgrounds, Lodges, etc.
(other federal agency-managed sites)
64 26
State Parks, Sites, etc. 5 11



Fayetteville Climate
(1971-2000)
. . 99 City Avg
January - Avg Low Temp 24 F 27 F
January - Avg Daily Temp 34 F 37 F
July - Avg Daily Temp 79 F 74 F
July - Avg High Temp 89 F 86 F
Avg Annual Precipitation 46 in 35 in



Fayetteville Elevation
1,270 feet GPTR 99 City Average
1,652 feet



Fayetteville
Natural Hazards
. Risk Level 99 City Average
Total Hazard Risk Moderate Moderate
Earthquake .1% 10.9%
Tsunami No Risk No Risk
Hurricane 0 10
Flood High Very High
Tornado High Low
Volcano No Risk No Risk
Wildfire High Low



Fayetteville
Man-Made Hazards (Nuclear)
Nuclear Power Stations
(# Reactors)
Distance from City GPTR 99 City
Average
Arkansas Nuclear (2) 80 miles 50% of cities are within 100 miles of at least one nuclear station



Fayetteville
Heating and Cooling Degree Days
(avg annual)
. . 99 City Avg
Total Degree Days 5,605 5,915
HDD 4,166 4,662
CDD 1,439 1,253



EPA Hazardous Material Cleanup Sites
(Fayetteville Area)
Fayetteville 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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