Paulina, Oregon

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Paulina, Oregon
Paulina general store and post office
Paulina general store and post office
Paulina is located in Oregon
Paulina
Paulina
Location in Oregon
Paulina is located in the US
Paulina
Paulina
Paulina (the US)
Coordinates: 44°08′02″N 119°57′46″W / 44.13375°N 119.96276°W / 44.13375; -119.96276Coordinates: 44°08′02″N 119°57′46″W / 44.13375°N 119.96276°W / 44.13375; -119.96276
CountryUnited States
StateOregon
CountyCrook
Elevation
3,688 ft (1,124 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (Pacific)
ZIP code
97751

Paulina (/pɔːˈl.nə/ paw-LY-nə) is an unincorporated community in Crook County, Oregon, United States. It is about 55 miles (89 km) east of Prineville on Oregon Route 380. It was named after Paiute Chief Paulina. Paulina post office was established in 1882.[1] Paulina has one K-8 grade school.[2] The community is the home of the Paulina Rodeo, which was the subject of a Kim Stafford poem,[3] and the Paulina Ranger District of the Ochoco National Forest.[4]

Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Paulina has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[5]

Climate data for Paulina
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 59
(15)
71
(22)
78
(26)
87
(31)
98
(37)
99
(37)
106
(41)
105
(41)
101
(38)
92
(33)
74
(23)
65
(18)
106
(41)
Average high °F (°C) 38.9
(3.8)
45.4
(7.4)
52.5
(11.4)
59.7
(15.4)
68.5
(20.3)
77.2
(25.1)
86.7
(30.4)
86.2
(30.1)
78.6
(25.9)
66.1
(18.9)
48.2
(9)
39.6
(4.2)
62.3
(16.8)
Average low °F (°C) 17.6
(−8)
22.1
(−5.5)
25.2
(−3.8)
27.8
(−2.3)
34
(1)
40
(4)
43.4
(6.3)
41.5
(5.3)
33.6
(0.9)
26.5
(−3.1)
23.9
(−4.5)
18.3
(−7.6)
29.5
(−1.4)
Record low °F (°C) −36
(−38)
−33
(−36)
1
(−17)
7
(−14)
8
(−13)
18
(−8)
26
(−3)
21
(−6)
11
(−12)
−9
(−23)
−20
(−29)
−38
(−39)
−38
(−39)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 1.31
(33.3)
0.77
(19.6)
0.98
(24.9)
0.97
(24.6)
1.23
(31.2)
1
(30)
0.6
(15)
0.6
(15)
0.47
(11.9)
0.84
(21.3)
1.29
(32.8)
1.22
(31)
11.27
(286.3)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 6.9
(17.5)
2.8
(7.1)
1.7
(4.3)
0.6
(1.5)
0.1
(0.3)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.2
(0.5)
2.6
(6.6)
7.4
(18.8)
22.3
(56.6)
Average precipitation days 7 6 8 7 6 5 3 3 3 5 8 8 69
Source: [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ McArthur, Lewis A.; Lewis L. McArthur (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (Seventh ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. ISBN 0-87595-277-1.
  2. ^ "Schools". Crook County School District. Archived from the original on 2006-10-12. Retrieved 2006-12-02.
  3. ^ "A Thousand Friends Of Rain: New and Selected Poems 1976-1998". Archived from the original on September 28, 2007. Retrieved 2006-12-02.
  4. ^ Dow, Fred; Dow, Suzanne (2009). U.S. National Forest Campground Guide, Pacific Northwest Region - Oregon. Moon Canyon Publishing. p. 231. ISBN 9780976751670. Retrieved September 5, 2013.
  5. ^ Climate Summary for Paulina, Oregon
  6. ^ "PAULINA, OR (356500)". Western Regional Climate Center. Retrieved November 26, 2015.

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