Tidewater, Oregon

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Tidewater, Oregon
Unincorporated community
Post office in Tidewater
Post office in Tidewater
Tidewater, Oregon is located in Oregon
Tidewater, Oregon
Tidewater, Oregon
Tidewater, Oregon is located in the US
Tidewater, Oregon
Tidewater, Oregon
Location within the state of Oregon
Coordinates: 44°24′40″N 123°54′01″W / 44.41111°N 123.90028°W / 44.41111; -123.90028Coordinates: 44°24′40″N 123°54′01″W / 44.41111°N 123.90028°W / 44.41111; -123.90028
Country United States
State Oregon
County Lincoln
Elevation 118 ft (36 m)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 97390
Coordinates and elevation from United States Geological Survey[1]

Tidewater is an unincorporated community in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States located on the Alsea River east of Waldport on Oregon Route 34.

Tidewater was named because it is near the head of the tide of the Alsea River.[2] Tidewater post office was established in 1878.[2]

Tidewater is the home of White Wolf Sanctuary, a rescue facility for Arctic wolves.[3]

Climate[edit]

This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly high temperatures in Tidewater above 76 °F (24 °C). According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Tidewater has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[4]

Climate data for Tidewater
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 68
(20)
80
(27)
81
(27)
92
(33)
95
(35)
100
(38)
106
(41)
106
(41)
100
(38)
93
(34)
80
(27)
67
(19)
106
(41)
Average high °F (°C) 49.5
(9.7)
54.3
(12.4)
57
(14)
61
(16)
66.1
(18.9)
70
(21)
74.6
(23.7)
75.8
(24.3)
74.5
(23.6)
66.2
(19)
55.5
(13.1)
49.8
(9.9)
62.9
(17.2)
Average low °F (°C) 36
(2)
38
(3)
38.5
(3.6)
40.6
(4.8)
44.4
(6.9)
48.6
(9.2)
51.8
(11)
52.1
(11.2)
49.7
(9.8)
45.7
(7.6)
40.6
(4.8)
37.4
(3)
43.6
(6.4)
Record low °F (°C) 8
(−13)
10
(−12)
23
(−5)
26
(−3)
30
(−1)
35
(2)
38
(3)
40
(4)
29
(−2)
25
(−4)
17
(−8)
5
(−15)
5
(−15)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 14.45
(367)
12.07
(306.6)
11
(280)
6.58
(167.1)
4.12
(104.6)
2.46
(62.5)
0.81
(20.6)
1.12
(28.4)
2.88
(73.2)
6.84
(173.7)
13.48
(342.4)
15.32
(389.1)
91.15
(2,315.2)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 1.3
(3.3)
0.7
(1.8)
0.1
(0.3)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.1
(0.3)
0.4
(1)
2.5
(6.4)
Average precipitation days 20 18 19 16 13 9 4 4 8 13 20 21 165
Source: [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tidewater". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved September 11, 2009. 
  2. ^ a b McArthur, Lewis A.; Lewis L. McArthur (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (Seventh ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. ISBN 0-87595-277-1. 
  3. ^ "White Wolf Sanctuary and Educational Facility". White Wolf Sanctuary. Retrieved December 30, 2007. 
  4. ^ "Tidewater, Oregon". Weatherbase. Canty Media. Retrieved July 23, 2014. 
  5. ^ "TIDEWATER, OR (358481)". Western Regional Climate Center. Retrieved November 26, 2015. 

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