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St George Environment Facts

Air Quality, Water Quality, Climate and more


St George
Air Quality
Washington County
. Good Days Moderate Days Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons Days Unhealthy Days Very Unhealthy Days
2017 261 103 1 0 0
2016 286 80 0 0 0
2015 282 80 3 0 0
2014 334 31 0 0 0
2013 320 45 0 0 0




St George
Water Quality
Lower Virgin & Upper Virgin Watersheds
. % Good % Threatened % Impaired
2014 na na na
2012 na na na
2010 63 0 37
2008 na na na
2006 53 0 47
2004 52 0 48
2002 48 0 52




St George
Recreation
. # of Parks # of Parks
(99 City Avg)
National Parks, Historic Sites, etc.
(managed by National Park Service)
Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park plus 3 more 7
National Campgrounds, Lodges, etc.
(other federal agency-managed sites)
20 26
State Parks, Sites, etc. 4 11



St George Climate
(1971-2000)
. . 99 City Avg
January - Avg Low Temp 29 F 27 F
January - Avg Daily Temp 42 F 37 F
July - Avg Daily Temp 86 F 74 F
July - Avg High Temp 103 F 86 F
Avg Annual Precipitation 9 in 35 in



St George Elevation
2,770 feet GPTR 99 City Average
1,652 feet



St George
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 Low Volcanic No Risk
Wildfire High Low



St George
Man-Made Hazards (Nuclear)
Nuclear Power Stations
(# Reactors)
Distance from City GPTR 99 City
Average
Palo Verde (3) 250 miles 50% of cities are within 100 miles of at least one nuclear station



St George
Heating and Cooling Degree Days
(avg annual)
. . 99 City Avg
Total Degree Days 5,569 5,915
HDD 3,098 4,662
CDD 2,471 1,253



EPA Hazardous Material Cleanup Sites
(St George Area)
St George 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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