Oakdale, New York is a relatively small area actually situated in the town of Islip. Within their small population, there has only been a small amount of crime reported, about 96 crimes over the past year or so. Oakdale is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States. On campus, there has only been 6 reported instances of property crime. No violent crime or drug crime to speak of - which makes this campus very safe. The average high temperature in Oakdale doesn’t dip below freezing, although the records in January and February have pushed temperatures down in the negative numbers. The average high in the hottest month (July) sits at 82 degrees, while the average temperature in the coldest month (January) sits at 38 degrees. The rainiest month on average is March where they receive 4.44 inches of rain. It’s not a bad place to be, it doesn’t get terribly cold and it does get hot in the summer but nothing that can’t be managed.
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