Burgeo

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Burgeo
Town
BurgeoNL.JPG
Official seal of Burgeo
Seal
Burgeo is located in Newfoundland
Burgeo
Burgeo
Location of Burgeo in Newfoundland
Coordinates: 47°36′00″N 57°38′00″W / 47.60000°N 57.63333°W / 47.60000; -57.63333
Country Canada
Province  Newfoundland and Labrador
Government
 • Mayor Barbara Barter
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,337[1]
Time zone Newfoundland Time (UTC-3:30)
 • Summer (DST) Newfoundland Daylight (UTC-2:30)
Area code(s) 709

Burgeo is a Canadian town located on the south coast of the island of Newfoundland in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

The town is approximately 75 miles (121 km) east of Channel-Port aux Basques.

Demographics[edit]

The population was 900 in 1911, 2,474 in 1976, 1,607 in 2006 and 1,464 in 2011.[1]

Notable People[edit]

The famed Canadian nature writer and naturalist Farley Mowat lived in Burgeo during his time in Newfoundland.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Burgeo
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 8.7
(47.7)
8.9
(48)
9.2
(48.6)
14.8
(58.6)
21.7
(71.1)
24.4
(75.9)
25.9
(78.6)
26.7
(80.1)
23.1
(73.6)
18.6
(65.5)
14.4
(57.9)
11.5
(52.7)
26.7
(80.1)
Average high °C (°F) −1.4
(29.5)
−2
(28)
0.5
(32.9)
4.5
(40.1)
8.8
(47.8)
12.6
(54.7)
16.5
(61.7)
18.1
(64.6)
15.2
(59.4)
10.3
(50.5)
5.8
(42.4)
1.3
(34.3)
7.5
(45.5)
Average low °C (°F) −8.4
(16.9)
−9.4
(15.1)
−6.4
(20.5)
−1.5
(29.3)
2.4
(36.3)
6.4
(43.5)
10.5
(50.9)
11.4
(52.5)
7.8
(46)
3.4
(38.1)
−0.3
(31.5)
−5.4
(22.3)
0.9
(33.6)
Record low °C (°F) −19.4
(−2.9)
−25.6
(−14.1)
−25.2
(−13.4)
−12.2
(10)
−7.2
(19)
1.1
(34)
4.4
(39.9)
3.9
(39)
−0.6
(30.9)
−4.7
(23.5)
−12.9
(8.8)
−18.3
(−0.9)
−25.6
(−14.1)
Precipitation mm (inches) 156.7
(6.169)
130.5
(5.138)
128.1
(5.043)
131.6
(5.181)
125.2
(4.929)
149.3
(5.878)
139.9
(5.508)
138.5
(5.453)
133.2
(5.244)
156.9
(6.177)
175.5
(6.909)
173.8
(6.843)
1,739.2
(68.472)
Source: 1961-1990 Environment Canada [2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Burgeo Census". Statistics Canada. Retrieved 7 October 2012. 
  2. ^ Environment CanadaCanadian Climate Normals 1961–1990. Retrieved 7 October 2012.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 47°36′N 57°38′W / 47.600°N 57.633°W / 47.600; -57.633