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Yellow Pine, Idaho
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Location of Yellow Pine in Valley County, Idaho.
Location of Yellow Pine in Valley County, Idaho.
Country United States
State Idaho
County Valley
Area
 • Total 0.995 sq mi (2.58 km2)
 • Land 0.984 sq mi (2.55 km2)
 • Water 0.011 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 32
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
83677
Area code(s) 208
FIPS code 16-88660
GNIS feature ID 0393748

Yellow Pine is an unincorporated census-designated place in Valley County, Idaho. As of the 2010 census, its population was 32. Yellow Pine has an area of 0.995 square miles (2.58 km2); 0.984 square miles (2.55 km2) of this is land, and 0.011 square miles (0.028 km2) is water.

Climate

Yellow Pine has a dry-summer humid continental climate (Köppen Dsb).

Climate data for Yellow Pine (1970-2007)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 55
(12.8)
63
(17.2)
75
(23.9)
85
(29.4)
89
(31.7)
92
(33.3)
101
(38.3)
96
(35.6)
93
(33.9)
83
(28.3)
69
(20.6)
51
(10.6)
101
(38.3)
Average high °F (°C) 33.3
(0.72)
38.6
(3.67)
45
(7.2)
51.7
(10.94)
61.3
(16.28)
69.8
(21)
80.2
(26.78)
80.1
(26.72)
70.1
(21.17)
57.8
(14.33)
40.1
(4.5)
32.3
(0.17)
55
(12.8)
Average low °F (°C) 9.1
(-12.72)
11.1
(-11.61)
18.1
(-7.72)
23.9
(-4.5)
30.3
(-0.94)
35.5
(1.94)
39.3
(4.06)
37.3
(2.94)
30.5
(-0.83)
24.7
(-4.06)
18.2
(-7.67)
9.6
(-12.44)
24
(-4.4)
Record low °F (°C) -35
(-37.2)
-33
(-36.1)
-20
(-28.9)
-4
(-20)
16
(-8.9)
22
(-5.6)
26
(-3.3)
21
(-6.1)
13
(-10.6)
-5
(-20.6)
-20
(-28.9)
-33
(-36.1)
-35
(-37.2)
Precipitation inches (mm) 3.22
(81.8)
2.58
(65.5)
2.4
(61)
1.97
(50)
2
(51)
1.93
(49)
1.05
(26.7)
1.01
(25.7)
1.57
(39.9)
1.73
(43.9)
3.48
(88.4)
3.77
(95.8)
26.71
(678.4)
Snowfall inches (cm) 24.8
(63)
17.3
(43.9)
11
(28)
5.8
(14.7)
0.9
(2.3)
0.1
(0.3)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.1
(0.3)
2.3
(5.8)
16
(41)
25.6
(65)
103.9
(263.9)
Avg. precipitation days 14 11 11 11 10 10 5 6 6 7 13 14 118
Source: WRCC

Local histories

  • Cox, Lafe & Emma. Idaho Mountains/Our Home, Life in the Idaho's Back County. VO Ranch Books, 1997.
  • Sumner, Nancy. Yellow Pine, Idaho, (printed privately).
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