O'Brien, Oregon

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O'Brien
Unincorporated community & census-designated place
McCloud River Railroad Caboose.JPG
O'Brien is located in Oregon
O'Brien
O'Brien
Location within the state of Oregon
Coordinates: 42°4′8″N 123°43′15″W / 42.06889°N 123.72083°W / 42.06889; -123.72083Coordinates: 42°4′8″N 123°43′15″W / 42.06889°N 123.72083°W / 42.06889; -123.72083
Country United States
State Oregon
County Josephine
Population (2000)
 • Total 546
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97534
Area code(s) 458 and 541

O'Brien is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Josephine County, Oregon, United States. As of the 2000 census, O'Brien had a total population of 546.[1] The community was named after John O'Brien, who was one of the first settlers to arrive at the locality.[citation needed] In 2012, a small group started protecting the town when the police was cut due to budget cuts [2]

Climate[edit]

O'Brien has an extremely wet cool-summer mediterranean climate with no month being warmer than 71.5 °F (21.9 °C).[3]

Climate data for O'Brien
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 19.4
(66.9)
22.2
(72)
27.2
(81)
32.2
(90)
34.4
(93.9)
39.4
(102.9)
40.6
(105.1)
39.4
(102.9)
38.9
(102)
31.1
(88)
21.7
(71.1)
18.9
(66)
40.6
(105.1)
Average high °C (°F) 7.8
(46)
9.8
(49.6)
12.2
(54)
15.3
(59.5)
21.9
(71.4)
26.1
(79)
30.3
(86.5)
29.7
(85.5)
25.9
(78.6)
17.7
(63.9)
9.3
(48.7)
7.4
(45.3)
17.78
(64)
Daily mean °C (°F) 2.9
(37.2)
4.9
(40.8)
6.4
(43.5)
9.2
(48.6)
12.6
(54.7)
15.9
(60.6)
18.9
(66)
18.1
(64.6)
15.4
(59.7)
10.5
(50.9)
6.2
(43.2)
3.8
(38.8)
10.4
(50.72)
Average low °C (°F) −1.2
(29.8)
−0.4
(31.3)
0.3
(32.5)
−0.2
(31.6)
3.1
(37.6)
5.8
(42.4)
7.3
(45.1)
6.5
(43.7)
4.4
(39.9)
1.8
(35.2)
0.1
(32.2)
−0.8
(30.6)
2.23
(35.99)
Record low °C (°F) −17.8
(0)
−15.6
(3.9)
−7.8
(18)
−6.7
(19.9)
−6.1
(21)
−1.7
(28.9)
- −1.7
(28.9)
−6.1
(21)
−6.1
(21)
−9.4
(15.1)
−18.9
(−2)
−18.9
(−2)
Precipitation mm (inches) 434
(17.09)
314
(12.36)
394
(15.51)
143
(5.63)
48
(1.89)
19
(0.75)
8
(0.31)
13
(0.51)
63
(2.48)
176
(6.93)
398
(15.67)
382
(15.04)
2,392
(94.17)
Avg. precipitation days 17 15 16 11 8 4 1 2 4 10 15 17 120
Source: [4]

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