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Retire To Fargo, ND

Air Quality, Hazards, Climate, Recreation, etc.


Fargo
Air Quality
Cass County
. Good Days Moderate Days Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons Days Unhealthy Days Very Unhealthy Days
2015 305 57 3 0 0
2014 328 36 1 0 0
2013 308 47 0 0 0
2012 302 64 0 0 0
2011 301 49 0 0 0
2010 275 89 1 0 0




Fargo
Water Quality
Upper Red Watershed
. % Good % Threatened % Impaired
2014 na na na
2012 51 0 49
2010 19 0 81
2008 19 0 81
2006 0 0 100
2004 na na na
2002 17 32 51




Fargo
Recreation
. # of Parks # of Parks
(99 City Avg)
National Parks, Historic Sites, etc.
(managed by National Park Service)
None 7
National Campgrounds, Lodges, etc.
(other federal agency-managed sites)
3 26
State Parks, Sites, etc. 2 11



Fargo Climate
(1971-2000)
. . 99 City Avg
January - Avg Low Temp -2 F 27 F
January - Avg Daily Temp 7 F 37 F
July - Avg Daily Temp 71 F 74 F
July - Avg High Temp 82 F 86 F
Avg Annual Precipitation 21 in 35 in



Fargo Elevation
900 feet GPTR 99 City Average
1,652 feet



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



Fargo
Man-Made Hazards (Nuclear)
Nuclear Power Stations
(# Reactors)
Distance from City GPTR 99 City
Average
Monticello (1) 180 miles 50% of cities are within 100 miles of at least one nuclear station



Fargo
Heating and Cooling Degree Days
(avg annual)
. . 99 City Avg
Total Degree Days 9,625 5,915
HDD 9,092 4,662
CDD 533 1,253



EPA Hazardous Material Cleanup Sites
(Fargo Area)
Fargo 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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