Riverside, Malheur County, Oregon

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Riverside, Oregon
Unincorporated community
Riverside, Oregon is located in Oregon
Riverside, Oregon
Riverside, Oregon
Riverside, Oregon is located in the US
Riverside, Oregon
Riverside, Oregon
Coordinates: 43°32′30″N 118°09′33″W / 43.54167°N 118.15917°W / 43.54167; -118.15917Coordinates: 43°32′30″N 118°09′33″W / 43.54167°N 118.15917°W / 43.54167; -118.15917
Country United States
State Oregon
County Malheur
Elevation 3,343 ft (1,019 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
Area code(s) 541
GNIS feature ID 1136689[1]
Coordinates and elevation from Geographic Names Information System[1]

Riverside is an unincorporated community in Malheur County, Oregon, United States.[1] It lies at an elevation of 3,343 feet (1,019 m)[1] and is part of the Ontario, Oregon–Idaho Micropolitan Statistical Area. It is northeast of Crane and south of Juntura along Juntura–Riverside Road and the South Fork Malheur River near its confluence with the main stem.[2]

The Riverside Wildlife Area, managed by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, is along the Malheur River canyon near Riverside. Encompassing 3,798 acres (1,537 ha), it provides public access to fishing, hunting, and wildlife viewing in a remote area that is otherwise privately owned.[3]

Riverside post office was established in 1889, with Teresa E. McRae as postmaster.[4] The office, with a ZIP code of 97917, was discontinued in 2008.[5]

Climate[edit]

Riverside has a steppe climate (BSk) according to the Köppen climate classification system.

Climate data for Riverside
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 65
(18)
71
(22)
78
(26)
92
(33)
102
(39)
106
(41)
111
(44)
108
(42)
100
(38)
93
(34)
82
(28)
68
(20)
111
(44)
Average high °F (°C) 37.6
(3.1)
44.1
(6.7)
54.1
(12.3)
63.7
(17.6)
72.7
(22.6)
81.9
(27.7)
92
(33)
90.1
(32.3)
79.7
(26.5)
67.1
(19.5)
50.2
(10.1)
38
(3)
64.3
(17.9)
Average low °F (°C) 17.6
(−8)
21.8
(−5.7)
26.8
(−2.9)
30.6
(−0.8)
37
(3)
44.1
(6.7)
50.5
(10.3)
47.8
(8.8)
37.9
(3.3)
29.4
(−1.4)
23.5
(−4.7)
17.7
(−7.9)
32.1
(0.1)
Record low °F (°C) −44
(−42)
−36
(−38)
−17
(−27)
8
(−13)
10
(−12)
20
(−7)
23
(−5)
16
(−9)
10
(−12)
−4
(−20)
−9
(−23)
−53
(−47)
−53
(−47)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 1.13
(28.7)
0.88
(22.4)
0.86
(21.8)
0.85
(21.6)
1
(30)
0.87
(22.1)
0.43
(10.9)
0.36
(9.1)
0.48
(12.2)
0.67
(17)
0.96
(24.4)
1.16
(29.5)
9.64
(244.9)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 5.2
(13.2)
2.8
(7.1)
1.2
(3)
0.5
(1.3)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.1
(0.3)
1.5
(3.8)
4.8
(12.2)
16
(41)
Average precipitation days 7 6 6 6 6 5 2 2 3 4 6 6 59
Source: [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Riverside". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved February 3, 2017. 
  2. ^ Oregon Atlas & Gazetteer (7th ed.). Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. 2008. p. 82. ISBN 0-89933-347-8. 
  3. ^ "Riverside Wildlife Area". Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. Retrieved February 3, 2017. 
  4. ^ McArthur, Lewis A.; Lewis L. McArthur (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 814. ISBN 0-87595-277-1. 
  5. ^ "Postmaster Finder". United States Post Office. Retrieved February 3, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Riverside 7 SSW, OR (357208)". Western Regional Climate Center. Retrieved November 26, 2015.