Laurier, Washington

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Laurier, Washington
Laurier is located in Washington (state)
Laurier
Laurier
Laurier is located in the US
Laurier
Laurier
Coordinates: 48°59′56″N 118°13′27″W / 48.99889°N 118.22417°W / 48.99889; -118.22417Coordinates: 48°59′56″N 118°13′27″W / 48.99889°N 118.22417°W / 48.99889; -118.22417
CountryUnited States
StateWashington
CountyFerry
Area
 • Total0.06 sq mi (0.16 km2)
 • Land0.06 sq mi (0.16 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,654 ft (504 m)
Population
(2010)
 • Total1
 • Density16/sq mi (6.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
99146
Area code(s)509
FIPS code53-38705[1]
GNIS feature ID1521941[2]

Laurier is a location in Ferry County, Washington that neighbors the Canada–United States border.[3] The nearest school district is Orient School District.[4] According to the 2010 census, there was one person residing at this location.[5] It is a census-designated place.

Laurier was named for Sir Wilfrid Laurier, prime minister of Canada from 1896 to 1911.[6] The federal U.S. General Services Administration lists three buildings in Laurier – a border station and two border station residences – all built in 1936.[7] U.S. Route 395 runs through the community north to the Canada–US border, where it becomes British Columbia Highway 395. The Avey Field State Airport is in Laurier and its runway crosses the border into British Columbia.

Climate[edit]

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Laurier has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[8]

Climate data for Laurier
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 57
(14)
58
(14)
73
(23)
92
(33)
102
(39)
103
(39)
109
(43)
106
(41)
105
(41)
85
(29)
61
(16)
56
(13)
109
(43)
Average high °F (°C) 29.8
(−1.2)
37.9
(3.3)
49.3
(9.6)
62.2
(16.8)
71.7
(22.1)
78.1
(25.6)
87.3
(30.7)
86.2
(30.1)
74.8
(23.8)
58.3
(14.6)
40.5
(4.7)
31.8
(−0.1)
59
(15)
Average low °F (°C) 15.1
(−9.4)
18.9
(−7.3)
25.2
(−3.8)
32.1
(0.1)
39.8
(4.3)
46.5
(8.1)
50
(10)
48.8
(9.3)
41.3
(5.2)
33.4
(0.8)
26.6
(−3)
19.4
(−7)
33.1
(0.6)
Record low °F (°C) −32
(−36)
−30
(−34)
−13
(−25)
11
(−12)
16
(−9)
28
(−2)
30
(−1)
31
(−1)
18
(−8)
6
(−14)
−14
(−26)
−32
(−36)
−32
(−36)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 2.08
(53)
1.39
(35)
1.27
(32)
1.34
(34)
1.8
(50)
2.05
(52)
1.07
(27)
1.09
(28)
1.23
(31)
1.57
(40)
2.1
(50)
2.21
(56)
19.19
(487)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 18.4
(47)
8.5
(22)
3.1
(8)
0.1
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.7
(2)
5.6
(14)
16
(40)
52.5
(133)
Average precipitation days 14 10 10 9 11 11 6 6 7 10 14 14 122
Source: [9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Laurier, Washington
  3. ^ Laurier, Washington WA Community Profile / Ferry County, WA Data
  4. ^ Orient School District - Laurier Washington WA - AmericanTowns.com
  5. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Laurier CDP, Washington". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved October 24, 2016.
  6. ^ Tacoma Public Library, Washington Place Names Database Archived 2012-07-23 at Archive.is: "Laurier"
  7. ^ "Find a Building". U.S. General Services Administration. Retrieved November 30, 2012. The GSA building numbers are WA0601LB, WA0602LB, and WA0603LB.
  8. ^ Climate Summary for Laurier, Washington
  9. ^ "LAURIER, WASHINGTON (454549)". Western Regional Climate Center. Retrieved November 16, 2015.

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