Bayview, Idaho

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Bayview, Idaho
Unincorporated community
Bayview, Idaho is located in Idaho
Bayview, Idaho
Bayview, Idaho
Bayview, Idaho is located in the US
Bayview, Idaho
Bayview, Idaho
Coordinates: 47°58′49″N 116°33′37″W / 47.98028°N 116.56028°W / 47.98028; -116.56028Coordinates: 47°58′49″N 116°33′37″W / 47.98028°N 116.56028°W / 47.98028; -116.56028
Country United States
State Idaho
County Kootenai
Elevation 2,096 ft (639 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 83803
Area code(s) 208 Exchange: 683
GNIS feature ID 396083[1]

Bayview is an unincorporated community in Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Bayview is located on the southwest shore of Lake Pend Oreille, 7 miles (11 km) east-northeast of Athol. The community is served by Idaho State Highway 54. Bayview has a post office with ZIP code 83803.[2] It is home to Farragut State Park, which occupies the location of the former Farragut Naval Training Station.

The U.S. Navy's Acoustic Research Detachment operates from Bayview, testing new submarine and surface ship shapes and subsystems.[3]

Judge Tom Rickhoff of San Antonio, Texas, was born in Bayview in 1944.[4]

The Acoustic Research Detachment is a remote facility of the Naval Surface Warfare Center and under the command authority of Mr. Alan Griffitts, a native Idahoan.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Bayview Model Basin, Idaho (2087 feet)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 36.0
(2.2)
39.0
(3.9)
46.6
(8.1)
55.6
(13.1)
64.5
(18.1)
71.7
(22.1)
80.4
(26.9)
79.8
(26.6)
69.3
(20.7)
55.4
(13)
42.7
(5.9)
34.9
(1.6)
56.3
(13.5)
Daily mean °F (°C) 29.7
(−1.3)
31.6
(−0.2)
37.7
(3.2)
44.6
(7)
51.7
(10.9)
58.5
(14.7)
64.9
(18.3)
64.5
(18.1)
55.6
(13.1)
44.7
(7.1)
35.7
(2.1)
28.5
(−1.9)
45.6
(7.6)
Average low °F (°C) 23.3
(−4.8)
24.1
(−4.4)
28.8
(−1.8)
33.6
(0.9)
39.0
(3.9)
45.3
(7.4)
49.4
(9.7)
49.1
(9.5)
41.9
(5.5)
34.0
(1.1)
28.7
(−1.8)
22.1
(−5.5)
34.9
(1.6)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 2.71
(68.8)
1.82
(46.2)
2.40
(61)
2.03
(51.6)
2.30
(58.4)
1.81
(46)
1.02
(25.9)
1.06
(26.9)
1.20
(30.5)
1.92
(48.8)
3.56
(90.4)
2.70
(68.6)
24.53
(623.1)
Source: NOAA (normals 1981−2010)[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bayview, Idaho
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup Archived June 15, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Rogoway, Tyler (June 14, 2014). "The Navy's Most Vital And Secretive Submarine Base Is In... Idaho?!?". Foxtrot Alpha. Retrieved April 10, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Judge Rickhoff's Bio". tomrickhoff.blogspot.com. August 5, 2009. Retrieved March 2, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Normals Monthly Station Details". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved June 26, 2015.