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Coos Bay Environment Facts

Air Quality, Water Quality, Climate and more


Coos Bay
Air Quality
Lane/Josephine/Coos Counties
. Good Days Moderate Days Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons Days Unhealthy Days Very Unhealthy Days
2017 242 96 10 10 5
2016 309 56 1 0 0
2015 263 92 8 2 0
2014 283 73 9 0 0
2013 219 73 9 3 2




Coos Bay
Water Quality
Coos Watershed
. % Good % Threatened % Impaired
2014 na na na
2012 na na na
2010 na na na
2008 na na na
2006 34 0 66
2004 na na na
2002 37 0 63




Coos Bay
Recreation
. # of Parks # of Parks
(99 City Avg)
National Parks, Historic Sites, etc.
(managed by National Park Service)
Oregon Caves National Monument 7
National Campgrounds, Lodges, etc.
(other federal agency-managed sites)
31 26
State Parks, Sites, etc. 19 11



Coos Bay Climate
(1971-2000)
. . 99 City Avg
January - Avg Low Temp 39 F 27 F
January - Avg Daily Temp 46 F 37 F
July - Avg Daily Temp 60 F 74 F
July - Avg High Temp 67 F 86 F
Avg Annual Precipitation 64 in 35 in



Coos Bay Elevation
6 feet GPTR 99 City Average
1,652 feet



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



Coos Bay
Man-Made Hazards (Nuclear)
Nuclear Power Stations
(# Reactors)
Distance from City GPTR 99 City
Average
Columbia (1) 350 miles 50% of cities are within 100 miles of at least one nuclear station



Coos Bay
Heating and Cooling Degree Days
(avg annual)
. . 99 City Avg
Total Degree Days 4,502 5,915
HDD 4,490 4,662
CDD 12 1,253



EPA Hazardous Material Cleanup Sites
(Coos Bay Area)
Coos Bay 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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