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
O'Brien is located in the US
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 (2010)
 • Total 504
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 2010 census, O'Brien had a total population of 504.[1] The community was named after John O'Brien, who was one of the first settlers to arrive at the locality.[2] In 2012, a small group started protecting the town when the police was cut due to budget cuts [3]

Climate[edit]

O'Brien has a climate that is a hot-summer mediterranean (csa) in nature with hot and dry summer days and cool and wet winters. It is subtropical in nature due to its hot summer days, with temps often topping 95 °F (35 °C). Summer lows are very low in comparison to its highs.

Climate data for O'Brien
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 66
(19)
76
(24)
82
(28)
92
(33)
99
(37)
109
(43)
112
(44)
110
(43)
110
(43)
100
(38)
78
(26)
69
(21)
112
(44)
Average high °F (°C) 51
(11)
57
(14)
62
(17)
68
(20)
77
(25)
85
(29)
94
(34)
94
(34)
88
(31)
74
(23)
57
(14)
50
(10)
71
(22)
Average low °F (°C) 33
(1)
34
(1)
36
(2)
37
(3)
42
(6)
47
(8)
52
(11)
50
(10)
45
(7)
39
(4)
37
(3)
33
(1)
40
(4)
Record low °F (°C) 11
(−12)
4
(−16)
20
(−7)
21
(−6)
27
(−3)
28
(−2)
36
(2)
34
(1)
25
(−4)
15
(−9)
11
(−12)
−6
(−21)
−6
(−21)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 10.77
(273.6)
9.34
(237.2)
7.86
(199.6)
4.28
(108.7)
2.42
(61.5)
0.94
(23.9)
0.28
(7.1)
0.39
(9.9)
0.80
(20.3)
3.53
(89.7)
9.59
(243.6)
13.00
(330.2)
63.2
(1,605.3)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 4.10
(10.41)
2.50
(6.35)
1.40
(3.56)
0.80
(2.03)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.40
(1.02)
2.50
(6.35)
11.70
(29.72)
Source #1: [4]
Source #2: [5]

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