Lorentz, West Virginia

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Lorentz, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Lorentz, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Lorentz, West Virginia
Lorentz, West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°00′39″N 80°18′08″W / 39.01083°N 80.30222°W / 39.01083; -80.30222Coordinates: 39°00′39″N 80°18′08″W / 39.01083°N 80.30222°W / 39.01083; -80.30222
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Upshur
Elevation 1,447 ft (441 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 26229
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1542457[1]

Lorentz is an unincorporated community in Upshur County, West Virginia, United States. Lorentz is located on U.S. Route 33 and U.S. Route 119 4 miles (6.4 km) west-northwest of Buckhannon. Lorentz has a post office with ZIP code 26229.[2]

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation throughout the year. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Lorentz has a Humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[3]

Climate data for Lorentz, West Virginia
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 6
(42)
7
(44)
12
(53)
18
(64)
23
(74)
27
(80)
28
(83)
28
(82)
25
(77)
19
(66)
12
(54)
7
(44)
17.7
(63.6)
Average low °C (°F) −6
(22)
−6
(22)
−1
(30)
3
(38)
9
(48)
13
(56)
16
(60)
14
(58)
11
(52)
4
(40)
−1
(31)
−4
(24)
4.3
(40.1)
Precipitation cm (inches) 10
(4)
8.9
(3.5)
10.9
(4.3)
10
(4)
11.9
(4.7)
13
(5.1)
13.5
(5.3)
11.2
(4.4)
9.1
(3.6)
8.6
(3.4)
8.6
(3.4)
9.9
(3.9)
125.6
(49.6)
Source: Weatherbase [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Lorentz, West Virginia
  4. ^ "Weatherbase.com". Weatherbase. 2013.  Retrieved on September 15, 2013.