Andrew, Alberta

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Andrew
Village
Village of Andrew
Andrew is located in Alberta
Andrew
Andrew
Location of Andrew in Alberta
Coordinates: 53°52′48.9″N 112°19′55.3″W / 53.880250°N 112.332028°W / 53.880250; -112.332028Coordinates: 53°52′48.9″N 112°19′55.3″W / 53.880250°N 112.332028°W / 53.880250; -112.332028
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 10
Municipal districts Lamont County
Government
 • Mayor Heather Tait
 • Governing body Andrew Village Council
Area (2011)[1]
 • Total 1.23 km2 (0.47 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 610 m (2,000 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 379
 • Density 308.7/km2 (800/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC−7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC−6)
Highways Highway 45
Highway 855
Website Official website

Andrew is a village in central Alberta north of Vegreville. Andrew is most famous as the home of the world's largest duck roadside attraction, part of the Giants of the Prairies. Its post office was established March 2, 1902.[3]

Notable people[edit]

Ed Stelmach became Alberta's premier-elect to succeed Ralph Klein on December 3, 2006. This was the result of the provincial Progressive Conservative Party's election to pick a new leader. Stelmach had been a third-place contender, but came up the middle to win the race over the favoured frontrunners. He officially became the province's premier on December 14, 2006.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Andrew had a population of 379 living in 203 of its 254 total dwellings, a -18.5% change from its 2006 population of 465. With a land area of 1.23 km2 (0.47 sq mi), it had a population density of 308.1/km2 (798.1/sq mi) in 2011.[1]

In 2006, Andrew had a population of 465 living in 234 dwellings, a -4.1% increase from 2001. The village has an area of 1.23 km² and a population density of 378.8 inhabitants per square kilometer.[4]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Andrew, Alberta
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 10.0
(50)
11.0
(51.8)
16.0
(60.8)
32.2
(90)
35.0
(95)
37.0
(98.6)
36.0
(96.8)
35.0
(95)
33.0
(91.4)
28.5
(83.3)
18.3
(64.9)
10.0
(50)
37.0
(98.6)
Average high °C (°F) −8.1
(17.4)
−5.0
(23)
0.5
(32.9)
11.3
(52.3)
18.3
(64.9)
21.6
(70.9)
23.5
(74.3)
22.7
(72.9)
16.7
(62.1)
9.3
(48.7)
−1.5
(29.3)
−6.7
(19.9)
8.5
(47.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) −13.4
(7.9)
−10.6
(12.9)
−5.0
(23)
4.7
(40.5)
11.1
(52)
15.0
(59)
17.0
(62.6)
16.0
(60.8)
10.4
(50.7)
3.7
(38.7)
−6
(21)
−11.8
(10.8)
2.6
(36.7)
Average low °C (°F) −18.7
(−1.7)
−16.2
(2.8)
−10.5
(13.1)
−2.0
(28.4)
3.9
(39)
8.4
(47.1)
10.6
(51.1)
9.3
(48.7)
4.0
(39.2)
−2.0
(28.4)
−10.4
(13.3)
−16.7
(1.9)
−3.4
(25.9)
Record low °C (°F) −44.0
(−47.2)
−45.0
(−49)
−38.0
(−36.4)
−26.7
(−16.1)
−10.3
(13.5)
−1.0
(30.2)
2
(36)
−2.0
(28.4)
−8.0
(17.6)
−22.0
(−7.6)
−35.0
(−31)
−44.4
(−47.9)
−45.0
(−49)
Precipitation mm (inches) 18.7
(0.736)
10.6
(0.417)
17.3
(0.681)
20.2
(0.795)
37.5
(1.476)
76.3
(3.004)
91.3
(3.594)
56.5
(2.224)
39.3
(1.547)
15.3
(0.602)
14.8
(0.583)
13.7
(0.539)
411.5
(16.201)
Rainfall mm (inches) 0.2
(0.008)
0.0
(0)
0.3
(0.012)
13.3
(0.524)
35.0
(1.378)
76.3
(3.004)
91.3
(3.594)
56.2
(2.213)
39.2
(1.543)
9.7
(0.382)
0.7
(0.028)
0.0
(0)
322.1
(12.681)
Snowfall cm (inches) 18.5
(7.28)
10.6
(4.17)
17.0
(6.69)
7.0
(2.76)
2.5
(0.98)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.3
(0.12)
0.2
(0.08)
5.6
(2.2)
14.0
(5.51)
13.6
(5.35)
89.3
(35.16)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.2 mm) 6.5 3.9 4.4 3.9 8.2 12.4 12.9 11.4 9.2 4.7 5.0 5.4 87.9
Avg. rainy days (≥ 0.2 mm) 0.1 0.0 0.2 2.6 8.1 12.4 12.9 11.4 9.1 3.8 0.5 0.1 61.0
Avg. snowy days (≥ 0.2 cm) 6.4 3.9 4.2 1.5 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.1 4.5 5.3 27.4
Source #1: Environment Canada[5]
Source #2: Precipitation Days Only[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-02-08. 
  2. ^ a b "Precipitation Days Only". Environment Canada. Retrieved January 23, 2012. 
  3. ^ Choriawy, Cathy (1989). Commerce in the country : a land use and structural history of the Luzan grocery store. Edmonton: Alberta Culture, Historical Resources Division. p. 18. 
  4. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Andrew - Community Statistics". Retrieved 2007-06-05.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  5. ^ "Climate Normals 1981-2010". Environment Canada. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 

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