Baldur, Manitoba

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Baldur is located in Manitoba
Baldur
Baldur
Location of Baldur in Manitoba

Baldur is a village in the Canadian province of Manitoba, located in the Rural Municipality of Argyle. Baldur is the largest community of the municipality, which is in southwestern Manitoba between Brandon and Portage la Prairie.

History[edit]

The village was founded with the coming of the railway in 1890. Then the town was named for the Norse god Baldur, reflecting the Icelandic heritage of the people in the community.

Notable people[edit]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Baldur
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 8.9
(48)
13.5
(56.3)
21.7
(71.1)
36
(97)
37
(99)
37.2
(99)
37.8
(100)
39.5
(103.1)
38.3
(100.9)
34
(93)
24.5
(76.1)
15.6
(60.1)
39.5
(103.1)
Average high °C (°F) −10.7
(12.7)
−6.9
(19.6)
−0.4
(31.3)
10.4
(50.7)
19
(66)
23.1
(73.6)
25.6
(78.1)
25.4
(77.7)
18.8
(65.8)
11.4
(52.5)
0
(32)
−8.2
(17.2)
9
(48)
Daily mean °C (°F) −16.4
(2.5)
−12.7
(9.1)
−5.9
(21.4)
3.6
(38.5)
11.6
(52.9)
16.4
(61.5)
18.8
(65.8)
18
(64)
11.9
(53.4)
4.9
(40.8)
−4.9
(23.2)
−13.5
(7.7)
2.6
(36.7)
Average low °C (°F) −22.1
(−7.8)
−18.5
(−1.3)
−11.4
(11.5)
−3.1
(26.4)
4.2
(39.6)
9.6
(49.3)
12
(54)
10.5
(50.9)
4.9
(40.8)
−1.5
(29.3)
−9.8
(14.4)
−18.8
(−1.8)
−3.7
(25.3)
Record low °C (°F) −41.1
(−42)
−42.5
(−44.5)
−36
(−33)
−29.4
(−20.9)
−10.6
(12.9)
−2.8
(27)
1.1
(34)
−4
(25)
−7.8
(18)
−22.5
(−8.5)
−35.5
(−31.9)
−39
(−38)
−42.5
(−44.5)
Precipitation mm (inches) 22.9
(0.902)
23.4
(0.921)
26.4
(1.039)
32.2
(1.268)
62.6
(2.465)
91.7
(3.61)
69.2
(2.724)
73.8
(2.906)
49.8
(1.961)
39.3
(1.547)
26.8
(1.055)
25.4
(1)
542.5
(21.358)
Source: Environment Canada[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Environment Canada - Canadian Climate Normals 1971-2000—Canadian Climate Normals 1971–2000, accessed 08 March 2011

Coordinates: 49°23′08″N 99°14′37″W / 49.38556°N 99.24361°W / 49.38556; -99.24361