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Olga
The Strawberry Barreling Plant in Olga, now a cafe and art galleries
The Strawberry Barreling Plant in Olga, now a cafe and art galleries
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Coordinates: 48°37′10″N 122°50′08″W / 48.61944°N 122.83556°W / 48.61944; -122.83556Coordinates: 48°37′10″N 122°50′08″W / 48.61944°N 122.83556°W / 48.61944; -122.83556
Country United States
State Washington
County San Juan
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP codes
98279

Olga is a waterfront unincorporated community on Orcas Island in San Juan County, Washington, United States.

History

Olga was founded in 1860, after William Moore homesteaded the region. The Olga post office opened in 1890, with Hibbard Stone serving as postmaster. Olga is named after the mother of the first storekeeper of the area, John Ohlert.

Climate

Climate data for Olga, Washington
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 65
(18.3)
66
(18.9)
76
(24.4)
78
(25.6)
87
(30.6)
89
(31.7)
93
(33.9)
89
(31.7)
87
(30.6)
77
(25)
67
(19.4)
65
(18.3)
93
(33.9)
Average high °F (°C) 44.2
(6.78)
47.3
(8.5)
51.1
(10.61)
56.6
(13.67)
62.1
(16.72)
66.4
(19.11)
70.0
(21.11)
69.7
(20.94)
65.4
(18.56)
57.5
(14.17)
49.8
(9.89)
45.6
(7.56)
57.1
(13.94)
Daily mean °F (°C) 39.4
(4.11)
41.6
(5.33)
44.4
(6.89)
48.6
(9.22)
53.3
(11.83)
57.2
(14)
60.0
(15.56)
60.0
(15.56)
56.8
(13.78)
50.8
(10.44)
44.4
(6.89)
40.8
(4.89)
49.8
(9.89)
Average low °F (°C) 34.5
(1.39)
35.8
(2.11)
37.6
(3.11)
40.6
(4.78)
44.5
(6.94)
48.0
(8.89)
50.0
(10)
50.3
(10.17)
48.1
(8.94)
44.0
(6.67)
39.1
(3.94)
36.0
(2.22)
42.4
(5.78)
Record low °F (°C) -8
(-22.2)
-4
(-20)
10
(-12.2)
28
(-2.2)
31
(-0.6)
37
(2.8)
40
(4.4)
38
(3.3)
32
(0)
26
(-3.3)
4
(-15.6)
2
(-16.7)
-8
(-22.2)
Precipitation inches (mm) 3.91
(99.3)
2.79
(70.9)
2.41
(61.2)
1.89
(48)
1.60
(40.6)
1.33
(33.8)
0.81
(20.6)
1.02
(25.9)
1.68
(42.7)
2.93
(74.4)
4.24
(107.7)
4.35
(110.5)
28.95
(735.3)
Snowfall inches (cm) 2.5
(6.4)
1.6
(4.1)
0.7
(1.8)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.5
(1.3)
1.3
(3.3)
6.7
(17)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.01 in) 16 13 14 11 9 8 5 6 8 13 16 17 135
Source: WRCC (normals 1891-present)
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