Anatone, Washington

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Anatone, Washington
South entrance in 2011
South entrance in 2011
Anatone, Washington is located in Washington (state)
Anatone, Washington
Anatone, Washington
Anatone, Washington is located in the United States
Anatone, Washington
Anatone, Washington
Coordinates: 46°08′06″N 117°07′55″W / 46.135°N 117.132°W / 46.135; -117.132Coordinates: 46°08′06″N 117°07′55″W / 46.135°N 117.132°W / 46.135; -117.132
CountryUnited States
StateWashington
CountyAsotin
Elevation
3,570 ft (1,090 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total38 (estimate)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific Time Zone)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7
ZIP code
99401
Area code(s)509

Anatone is an unincorporated community in the northwest United States, located in Asotin County, Washington. Because it is not tracked by the U.S. Census, a Census population estimate is not available. However the citizens of Anatone perform a population census themselves and update the sign (pictured below) every summer. Anatone is assigned the ZIP code 99401.

Anatone was first settled in 1878 by Daniel McIvor and Charles Isecke. It was named for a Nez Perce woman.[1] It is a working class agricultural area, near the tripoint with Idaho and Oregon. The primary crop grown in the area is wheat, and no services are available.

As of 2000, an estimated 221 people lived in areas served by the Anatone Post Office, in 167 housing units. As of January 1, 2010, there are 38 people in the town of Anatone.

Anatone is part of the Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area, and is approximately 24 miles (40 km) south of Clarkston on State Route 129.

Fields Spring State Park is four miles (6 km) south of Anatone on State Route 129.

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Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Anatone has a Humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dsb" on climate maps.

Climate data for Anatone
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 58
(14)
63
(17)
71
(22)
87
(31)
90
(32)
97
(36)
104
(40)
104
(40)
100
(38)
85
(29)
72
(22)
58
(14)
104
(40)
Average high °F (°C) 33
(1)
38.5
(3.6)
45
(7)
53.7
(12.1)
62.3
(16.8)
70
(21)
80.4
(26.9)
79.6
(26.4)
70.2
(21.2)
58.6
(14.8)
44.3
(6.8)
35.2
(1.8)
55.9
(13.3)
Average low °F (°C) 18.6
(−7.4)
23
(−5)
26.8
(−2.9)
32
(0)
38
(3)
44.1
(6.7)
48.5
(9.2)
47.8
(8.8)
41.4
(5.2)
35
(2)
27.9
(−2.3)
22
(−6)
33.8
(1.0)
Record low °F (°C) −26
(−32)
−24
(−31)
−10
(−23)
2
(−17)
20
(−7)
26
(−3)
30
(−1)
29
(−2)
12
(−11)
0
(−18)
−18
(−28)
−32
(−36)
−32
(−36)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 2.64
(67)
1.82
(46)
1.98
(50)
1.77
(45)
2.09
(53)
2.1
(53)
0.7
(18)
0.83
(21)
1.14
(29)
1.71
(43)
2.36
(60)
2.39
(61)
21.54
(547)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 22.2
(56)
14.7
(37)
11.1
(28)
2.6
(6.6)
0.8
(2.0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
1
(2.5)
8.7
(22)
17.5
(44)
78.5
(199)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.01 inch) 12 9 10 9 9 8 4 4 5 7 10 11 98
Source: [2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Majors, Harry M. (1975). Exploring Washington. Van Winkle Publishing Co. p. 142. ISBN 978-0-918664-00-6.
  2. ^ "ANATONE, WASHINGTON (450184)". Western Regional Climate Center. Retrieved November 15, 2015.

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