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Winfield, Alberta

Winfield is located in Alberta
Winfield
Winfield
Location of Winfield Alberta

Winfield is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within the County of Wetaskiwin No. 10.[1] It is located at the intersection of Highway 13 and Highway 20, approximately 70 kilometres (43 mi) west of Wetaskiwin.

Climate

Climate type is dominated by the winter season, a long, bitterly cold period with short, clear days, relatively little precipitation mostly in the form of snow, and low humidity. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Dfc" (Continental Subarctic Climate).[2]
Climate data for Winfield
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 14
(57)
17
(63)
19
(66)
28.5
(83.3)
31
(88)
30.6
(87.1)
31.7
(89.1)
32.5
(90.5)
32.5
(90.5)
28.5
(83.3)
20
(68)
17.5
(63.5)
32.5
(90.5)
Average high °C (°F) −4.6
(23.7)
−1.6
(29.1)
3.1
(37.6)
10.3
(50.5)
16
(61)
19.2
(66.6)
21.4
(70.5)
20.6
(69.1)
16
(61)
10.7
(51.3)
1.4
(34.5)
−3.4
(25.9)
9.1
(48.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) −10
(14)
−7.4
(18.7)
−2.6
(27.3)
4.1
(39.4)
9.4
(48.9)
12.9
(55.2)
15.2
(59.4)
14.2
(57.6)
9.7
(49.5)
4.6
(40.3)
−3.8
(25.2)
−8.6
(16.5)
3.1
(37.6)
Average low °C (°F) −15.5
(4.1)
−13.2
(8.2)
−8.2
(17.2)
−2.2
(28)
2.7
(36.9)
6.6
(43.9)
8.9
(48)
7.8
(46)
3.3
(37.9)
−1.4
(29.5)
−8.9
(16)
−13.8
(7.2)
−2.8
(27)
Record low °C (°F) −43
(−45)
−40
(−40)
−35.5
(−31.9)
−26
(−15)
−13
(9)
−2.8
(27)
0
(32)
−4
(25)
−7.5
(18.5)
−26.5
(−15.7)
−37
(−35)
−44.5
(−48.1)
−44.5
(−48.1)
Precipitation mm (inches) 24.7
(0.972)
16.8
(0.661)
20.3
(0.799)
25.9
(1.02)
68.7
(2.705)
113.3
(4.461)
119.9
(4.72)
93.1
(3.665)
60.7
(2.39)
26.1
(1.028)
21.6
(0.85)
21.1
(0.831)
612
(24.09)
Source: Environment Canada[3]

Demographics

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Winfield had a population of 224 living in 79 of its 194 total dwellings, a -10% change from its 2006 population of 249. With a land area of 1.12 km2 (0.43 sq mi), it had a population density of 200.0/km2 (518/sq mi) in 2011.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^  
  2. ^ Climate Summary for WInfield, Alberta
  3. ^ Environment Canada—Canadian Climate Normals 1971–2000, accessed 23 March 2010
  4. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-07. 

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