Station Results | Canadian Climate Normals 1961-1990

Data used in the calculation of these Normals may be subject to further quality assurance checks. This may result in minor changes to some values presented here.

Metadata including Station Name, Province, Latitude, Longitude, Elevation
BOWDEN
ALBERTA
DefinitionLatitude:51°59' N DefinitionLongitude:114°1' W DefinitionElevation:915 m
1961 to 1990 Canadian Climate Normals station data
 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Temperature:
Daily (°C)-13.6 -8.6 -4.4 3.4 9.6 13.6 15.7 15 9.9 4.9 -4.3 -11.6 2.5
Daily Maximum (°C)-8 -2.9 1.2 9.6 16.5 20 22.6 22.1 16.7 11.9 1.3 -6 8.7
Daily Minimum (°C)-19.4 -14.5 -10 -2.9 2.6 7.1 8.9 7.8 3.2 -2.1 -10 -17.2 -3.9
Extreme Maximum (°C)12.8 14.4 19.4 28.9 30.6 33.3 34.4 32.8 34.4 29 22.2 13.9
Date (yyyy/dd)1962/ 28 1968/ 28 1966/ 29 1977/ 25 1958/ 28 1970/ 03 1975/ 27 1971/ 14Legend++ 1967/ 01 1980/ 06 1975/ 04 1963/ 22
Extreme Minimum (°C)-45.6 -42 -39.4 -22.8 -12.8 -2.8 1.1 -1.1 -8.3 -24.5 -33.3 -44.4
Date (yyyy/dd)1972/ 26 1978/ 01 1960/ 02 1975/ 05 1959/ 03 1969/ 12 1971/ 06Legend++ 1960/ 30 1965/ 28 1984/ 31 1963/ 20 1977/ 09
Precipitation:
Rainfall (mm)1 0.3 1.7 10.4 55 89 90.1 59.5 50.3 12 1.3 0 370.6
Snowfall (cm)26.3 18.9 18.9 15 3.5 0.1 0 0 3.5 10.3 17.2 27.5 141
Precipitation (mm)27.3 19.2 20.6 25.4 58.5 89.1 90.1 59.5 53.9 22.3 18.5 27.5 511.7
Snow Depth at Month-end (cm)LegendNXN LegendNXN LegendNXN LegendNXN 0 0 0 0 0 LegendNXN LegendNXN LegendNXN
Extreme Daily Rainfall (mm)8.6 4.8 11.6 46.5 51.4 62.2 83.4 70.6 36.4 22.9 10.4 1.5
Date (yyyy/dd)1971/ 07 1963/ 23 1984/ 21 1974/ 26 1981/ 06 1970/ 15 1981/ 14 1978/ 16 1984/ 06 1969/ 08 1959/ 24 1958/ 30
Extreme Daily Snowfall (cm) 25.7 14 24.1 15.2 12.7 2.5 0 0 15.2 36.6 16.3 34.3
Date (yyyy/dd)1967/ 04 1972/ 28 1958/ 05 1972/ 21Legend++ 1962/ 06 1967/ 09 1984/ 31Legend++ 1984/ 31Legend++ 1965/ 25 1974/ 03 1972/ 30 1975/ 30
Extreme Daily Precipitation (mm) 25.7 14 24.1 49 51.4 62.2 83.4 70.6 36.4 36.6 16.3 34.3
Date (yyyy/dd)1967/ 04 1972/ 28 1958/ 05 1974/ 26 1981/ 06 1970/ 15 1981/ 14 1978/ 16 1984/ 06 1974/ 03 1972/ 30 1975/ 30
Degree Days:
Above 18 °C 0 0 0 0 0.5 6 10.3 10.1 0.9 0.3 0 0 28
Above 5 °C 0.2 0.6 2.4 38.8 148.8 259.7 332.2 310.5 159.5 64.4 7.3 0.2 1325
Below 0 °C 439.8 251.4 161.7 25.1 0.2 0 0 0 1.3 18.4 160.6 362.8 1421
Below 18 °C 992.8 750 693.3 437.7 262.2 136.4 81.1 102.5 243.3 404.9 669.1 917.5 5691
Days With:
Maximum Temperature >0°C 8 13 19 27 31 30 31 31 30 29 18 9 275
Measurable RainfallLegend** Legend** Legend** 4 10 13 13 11 10 4 Legend** Legend** 65
Measurable Snowfall10 7 7 4 Legend** Legend** 0 0 Legend** 2 6 9 47
Measurable Precipitation10 7 7 7 11 13 13 11 10 6 6 9 110
Legend
  • + = most recent occurrence of the extreme value
  • * = quantity is less than one
  • M = no data for the period
  • N or X = data exists, but not enough to derive a value
  • C = Calm