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Drain is 8 miles west of Interstate 5 halfway between Eugene and Roseburg.  The coast is 55 miles west.
Portland is 140 miles north.

Pass Creek and Elk Creek run through Drain and feed into the Umpqua River.

State Highway 38 is considered one of the most scenic highways in Oregon.

Topography:  Low coastal mountains with small valleys and clear run-off streams.

Flora:  Heavily forested with Douglas Fir and other species of hard and soft woods.  Native grasses, flowers and berries.

Climate:  mild

Average temperatures:  January - 40F        July - 67F

Average annual rainfall:  47 inches

Elevation:  292 feet

Area:  City of Drain is one square mile.

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Monthly Means and Extremes                                         Period:     1971-2000
Drain , OR

Parameter                  Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec    Year
Mean Temperature(F)
   Maximum                 48.6  53.3  58.1  62.8  69.1  75.1  82.5  83.1  78.5  67.2  54.1  47.8    65.0
   Minimum                 33.7  35.5  37.0  39.3  43.2  47.3  50.3  50.2  45.9  41.5  38.5  34.3    41.4
   Mean                    41.2  44.4  47.6  51.1  56.2  61.2  66.4  66.7  62.2  54.4  46.3  41.1    53.2
Extreme Temperature(F)
   Maximum                   67    78    83    91    99    98   106   107   106    96    75    70     107
   Minimum                    9     4    24    28    31    34    37    37    32    22    16     1       1
Precipitation(inches)
   Monthly mean            7.20  6.13  5.28  3.81  2.52  1.30   .46   .87  1.38  3.25  7.79  7.87   47.86
   Extreme 24 hr           3.25  3.65  2.50  1.56  1.46   .99  1.18  2.10  1.84  1.79  5.92  4.92    5.92
Snowfall(inches)
   Monthly mean             .39  1.20   .03   .00   .00   .00   .00   .00   .00   .00   .20   .74    2.91
Average number of days
   Temperature
      Maximum 90 or more     .0    .0    .0    .1   1.0   1.7   6.9   6.8   3.7    .4    .0    .0    20.4
      Maximum 32 or less     .2    .1    .0    .0    .0    .0    .0    .0    .0    .0    .1    .7     1.1
      Minimum 32 or less   11.1   7.4   5.5   2.0    .2    .0    .0    .0    .1   1.6   3.9   9.1    42.3
      Minimum 0 or less      .0    .0    .0    .0    .0    .0    .0    .0    .0    .0    .0    .0      .0
   Precipitation
      .01 inches or more   18.7  17.4  18.8  16.0  11.2   7.2   2.8   3.6   5.9  11.4  19.4  18.5   150.9
      .10 inches or more   12.6  12.6  12.4  10.4   6.8   4.0   1.1   2.4   3.5   7.0  14.0  13.7   101.0
      .50 inches or more    4.9   4.8   3.5   2.0   1.2    .7    .2    .4    .9   2.3   5.3   5.6    31.6
      1.00 inches or more   1.9   1.2    .7    .5    .2    .0    .1    .1    .1    .5   2.1   1.9     9.5
Degree Days
   Heating days @ 65 (F)    729   574   532   409   271   132    39    35   106   320   550   732    4452
   Growing days @ 50 (F)      5    15    36    92   216   350   531   532   381   166    30     7    2346