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Paulina, Oregon
Unincorporated community
Paulina general store and post office
Paulina general store and post office
Location in Oregon
Country United States
State Oregon
County Crook
Elevation 3,688 ft (1,124 m)
Time zone Pacific (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) Pacific (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97751

Paulina (how to say: /pɔːˈlaɪ.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. Paulina has one K-8 grade school. The community is the home of the Paulina Rodeo, which was the subject of a Kim Stafford poem, and the Paulina Ranger District of the Ochoco National Forest.

Climate

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

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
(21.7)
78
(25.6)
87
(30.6)
98
(36.7)
99
(37.2)
106
(41.1)
105
(40.6)
101
(38.3)
92
(33.3)
74
(23.3)
65
(18.3)
106
(41.1)
Average high °F (°C) 38.9
(3.83)
45.4
(7.44)
52.5
(11.39)
59.7
(15.39)
68.5
(20.28)
77.2
(25.11)
86.7
(30.39)
86.2
(30.11)
78.6
(25.89)
66.1
(18.94)
48.2
(9)
39.6
(4.22)
62.3
(16.83)
Average low °F (°C) 17.6
(-8)
22.1
(-5.5)
25.2
(-3.78)
27.8
(-2.33)
34
(1.1)
40
(4.4)
43.4
(6.33)
41.5
(5.28)
33.6
(0.89)
26.5
(-3.06)
23.9
(-4.5)
18.3
(-7.61)
29.5
(-1.39)
Record low °F (°C) -36
(-37.8)
-33
(-36.1)
1
(-17.2)
7
(-13.9)
8
(-13.3)
18
(-7.8)
26
(-3.3)
21
(-6.1)
11
(-11.7)
-9
(-22.8)
-20
(-28.9)
-38
(-38.9)
-38
(-38.9)
Precipitation inches (mm) 1.31
(33.3)
0.77
(19.6)
0.98
(24.9)
0.97
(24.6)
1.23
(31.2)
1
(25)
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)
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)
Avg. precipitation days 7 6 8 7 6 5 3 3 3 5 8 8 69

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