Canadian Climate Normals 1981-2010 Station Data

Province name less than PRV_TRIM

The minimum number of years used to calculate these Normals is indicated by a code for each element. A "+" beside an extreme date indicates that this date is the first occurrence of the extreme value. Values and dates in bold indicate all-time extremes for the location.

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, Climate ID, WMO ID, TC ID
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ALBERTA
Latitude: 50°56'59.070" N Longitude: 112°11'20.080" W Elevation: 763.70 m
Climate ID: 3022772 WMO ID: TC ID:
1981 to 2010 Canadian Climate Normals station data
 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year Code
Temperature:
Daily Average (°C)-11.2 -7.4 -1.5 5.8 11.1 15.3 18.5 17.6 12.3 5.5 -3.2 -8.7 4.5 Legend DD
Standard Deviation5 4.5 4 1.6 1.3 0.8 1.8 1.6 1.5 1.5 3.3 4.4 2.6 Legend DD
Daily Maximum (°C)-5.5 -1.4 4.7 13.1 18.6 22.1 26.2 25.6 20.1 12.6 2.6 -3 11.3 Legend DD
Daily Minimum (°C)-16.9 -13.3 -7.8 -1.6 3.6 8.4 10.7 9.6 4.5 -1.7 -9 -14.4 -2.3 Legend DD
Extreme Maximum (°C)15.5 21 27 27.5 31.5 36.5 37.5 37 34.5 29 21 15.5   Legend
Date
(yyyy/dd)
1992/ 30 1992/ 27 2004/ 30 2001/ 27 1995/ 30 2002/ 27 2002/ 12 2001/ 03 1998/ 02 1992/ 01 1999/ 12 1997/ 14  
Extreme Minimum (°C)-43.5 -41.5 -34.5 -17 -10 -0.5 2.5 -2 -7 -25.5 -34 -43   Legend
Date
(yyyy/dd)
1997/ 11 1996/ 02 1997/ 15 2002/ 02 2005/ 01 1998/ 03 1999/ 15 1992/ 25 2000/ 23 1991/ 29 1996/ 24 1989/ 21  
Precipitation:
Rainfall (mm)0.7 0.1 2.6 18.6 39.9 68 34.4 41.8 24.7 10.8 1.6 0.3 243.6 Legend DD
Snowfall (cm)10.6 8.8 11.2 3.5 2.8 0 0 0 0.6 2.2 11.4 9.2 60.3 Legend DD
Precipitation (mm)11.4 8.9 13.8 22.1 42.8 68 34.4 41.8 25.3 13 13 9.5 303.9 Legend DD
Extreme Daily Rainfall (mm)7.4 1 10 22 24 43.8 33.6 29.6 56.6 14.2 8.4 2   Legend
Date
(yyyy/dd)
2002/ 08 2006/ 13 1990/ 30 1990/ 24 1994/ 12 2005/ 06 1993/ 07 2005/ 24 2005/ 10 1994/ 14 2005/ 01 1999/ 01  
Extreme Daily Snowfall (cm)9 12 20 10 14 0 0 0 6 7 11 13   Legend
Date
(yyyy/dd)
2004/ 24 1991/ 27 1997/ 12 2000/ 13 2003/ 04 1990/ 01 1990/ 01 1990/ 01 1996/ 30 1991/ 24 1994/ 25 1996/ 29  
Extreme Daily Precipitation (mm)9 12 20 22 24 43.8 33.6 29.6 56.6 14.2 11 13   Legend
Date
(yyyy/dd)
2004/ 24 1991/ 27 1997/ 12 1990/ 24 1994/ 12 2005/ 06 1993/ 07 2005/ 24 2005/ 10 1994/ 14 1994/ 25 1996/ 29  
Extreme Snow Depth (cm)27 25 25 14 22 0 0 0 5 8 31 31   Legend
Date
(yyyy/dd)
1999/ 10 2003/ 27 2003/ 12 2000/ 14 2003/ 06 1990/ 01 1990/ 01 1990/ 01 2003/ 17 2003/ 30 1996/ 30 1996/ 01  
Days with Maximum Temperature:
<= 0 °C20.5 15.3 8.4 1.3 0 0 0 0 0 1.5 10 17.6 74.6 Legend DD
> 0 °C10.5 12.9 22.6 28.7 31 30 31 31 30 29.5 20 13.4 290.6 Legend DD
> 10 °C0.47 1.6 8.6 21.1 27.8 29.8 30.9 30.9 28.2 19.9 4.6 1 204.9 Legend DD
> 20 °C0 0.06 0.13 4.6 12.8 19.6 27.5 26.5 15.1 3.8 0.11 0 110.2 Legend DD
> 30 °C0 0 0 0 0.41 1.2 5.7 6 1.4 0 0 0 14.6 Legend DD
> 35 °C0 0 0 0 0 0.06 0.47 0.29 0 0 0 0 0.82 Legend DD
Days with Minimum Temperature:
> 0 °C0.19 0.56 1.5 10 24.5 29.8 31 31 25.6 9.5 1.9 0.44 166 Legend DD
<= 2 °C30.9 28.2 30.5 24.7 11.5 0.83 0 0.18 8.2 25.2 29.3 30.9 220.4 Legend DD
<= 0 °C30.8 27.7 29.5 20 6.5 0.17 0 0 4.4 21.5 28.1 30.6 199.3 Legend DD
< -2 °C29.9 26.4 24.1 12.1 2.1 0 0 0 1.3 12.2 25.3 29.4 162.9 Legend DD
< -10 °C22.8 16.8 9.1 1.4 0 0 0 0 0 1.4 11.1 20.3 82.8 Legend DD
< -20 °C11.5 6 2.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.1 6.7 29 Legend DD
< - 30 °C3.3 0.81 0.44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.21 1.4 6.2 Legend DD
Days with Rainfall:
>= 0.2 mm0.17 0.06 0.94 4.4 8.2 11.2 7.9 8.3 6.4 4.2 0.53 0.17 52.6 Legend DD
>= 5 mm0.11 0 0.24 1.2 2.7 4.6 1.9 2.5 1.4 0.44 0.16 0 15.3 Legend DD
>= 10 mm0 0 0.06 0.61 1.3 2.6 1 1.2 0.50 0.13 0 0 7.4 Legend DD
>= 25 mm0 0 0 0 0.06 0.22 0.11 0.22 0.06 0 0 0 0.67 Legend DD
Days With Snowfall:
>= 0.2 cm4.2 3.3 3.6 1.1 0.61 0 0 0 0.11 1.1 3.7 3.6 21.3 Legend DD
>= 5 cm0.61 0.44 0.59 0.28 0.28 0 0 0 0.11 0.06 1 0.56 3.9 Legend DD
>= 10 cm0 0.13 0.24 0.11 0.06 0 0 0 0 0 0.05 0.06 0.65 Legend DD
>= 25 cm0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Legend DD
Days with Precipitation:
>= 0.2 mm4.3 3.4 4.3 5.3 8.7 11.2 7.9 8.3 6.4 4.9 4.2 3.7 72.7 Legend DD
>= 5 mm0.72 0.44 0.71 1.6 2.9 4.6 1.9 2.5 1.5 0.44 1.2 0.56 19.1 Legend DD
>= 10 mm0 0.13 0.41 0.72 1.4 2.6 1 1.2 0.50 0.19 0.11 0.06 8.3 Legend DD
>= 25 mm0 0 0 0 0.06 0.22 0.11 0.22 0.06 0 0 0 0.67 Legend DD
Degree Days:
Above 24 °C0 0 0 0 0 0.1 1.5 0.1 0 0 0 0 1.7 Legend DD
Above 18 °C0 0 0 0 1.7 10.7 46.7 36.3 3.1 0.1 0 0 98.6 Legend DD
Above 15 °C0 0 0 0.5 12.4 42.7 112.4 95.9 18.6 1 0 0 283.4 Legend DD
Above 10 °C0 0.1 0.6 13.3 72.9 159.5 260.3 237.6 93.1 12 0.8 0 850 Legend DD
Above 5 °C0.2 1.6 9.8 71.1 195.9 308.2 415 392.1 221.6 67.5 6.7 0.9 1690.7 Legend DD
Above 0 °C6.4 14.4 64 186.4 345.2 458.2 570 547.1 369.4 182.9 37.3 10.6 2791.7 Legend DD
Below 0 °C370.3 223.3 118.7 13.3 0.4 0 0 0 0 13.6 132.6 280.3 1152.7 Legend DD
Below 5 °C519.1 351.8 219.6 48.1 6.2 0 0 0 2.2 53.3 252 425.7 1877.9 Legend DD
Below 10 °C674 491.4 365.4 140.2 38.1 1.3 0.3 0.6 23.6 152.7 396.1 579.8 2863.5 Legend DD
Below 15 °C829 632.6 519.7 277.5 132.6 34.5 7.4 13.8 99.2 296.8 545.3 734.7 4123.1 Legend DD
Below 18 °C922 717.4 612.7 367 214.9 92.5 34.8 47.2 173.7 388.8 635.3 827.7 5034.1 Legend DD
1981 to 2010 Canadian Climate Normals station data (Frost-Free)
Frost-Free:Code
Average Date of Last Spring Frost Legend
Average Date of First Fall Frost Legend
Average Length of Frost-Free Period Legend
Probability of last temperature in spring of 0 °C or lower on or after indicated dates 10% 25% 33% 50% 66% 75% 90%
DateJun 03May 26May 25May 22May 20May 14May 04
Probability of first temperature in fall of 0 °C or lower on or after indicated dates 10% 25% 33% 50% 66% 75% 90%
DateSep 09Sep 15Sep 17Sep 19Sep 21Sep 21Sep 22
Probability of frost-free period equal to or less than indicated period (Days) 10% 25% 33% 50% 66% 75% 90%
Days109109112119120125136
Legend
  • A = WMO "3 and 5 rule" (i.e. no more than 3 consecutive and no more than 5 total missing for either temperature or precipitation)
  • B = At least 25 years
  • C = At least 20 years
  • D = At least 15 years