Cleardale

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Cleardale
Hamlet
Cleardale is located in Alberta
Cleardale
Cleardale
Location of Cleardale in Alberta
Coordinates: 56°20′07″N 119°35′17″W / 56.3353°N 119.5881°W / 56.3353; -119.5881
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 17
Municipal district Clear Hills County
Government
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Governing body Clear Hills County Council
Time zone MST (UTC−7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC−6)

Cleardale is a hamlet in northern Alberta, Canada within Clear Hills County.[1] It is located on Highway 64 approximately 29 kilometres (18 mi) east of the British Columbia border and 98 kilometres (61 mi) northwest of Fairview.

The hamlet is located in census division No. 17. The area was formally surveyed in 1953.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Statistics Canada has not recently published a population for Cleardale.

However, Industry Canada shows that Cleardale's greater rural area had a total population of 407 living in 120 dwellings in 2001. With a land area of 1,310.98 km2 (506.17 sq mi), its greater rural area has a population density of 0.3/km2 (0.78/sq mi).[3]

Education[edit]

Menno Simons Community School, a K-9 public school under the jurisdiction of the Peace River School Division, is located in Cleardale.[4]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Cleardale
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 12.0
(53.6)
11.1
(52)
14.4
(57.9)
28.9
(84)
31.5
(88.7)
32.2
(90)
32.2
(90)
34.5
(94.1)
31.0
(87.8)
26.0
(78.8)
15.6
(60.1)
10.0
(50)
34.5
(94.1)
Average high °C (°F) −11.0
(12.2)
−6.0
(21.2)
0.7
(33.3)
9.2
(48.6)
16.5
(61.7)
20.4
(68.7)
22.2
(72)
21.3
(70.3)
16.0
(60.8)
7.5
(45.5)
−4.4
(24.1)
−9.4
(15.1)
6.9
(44.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) −16.2
(2.8)
−12.0
(10.4)
−5.8
(21.6)
2.9
(37.2)
9.3
(48.7)
13.6
(56.5)
15.5
(59.9)
14.4
(57.9)
9.3
(48.7)
2.0
(35.6)
−9.2
(15.4)
−14.4
(6.1)
0.8
(33.4)
Average low °C (°F) −21.4
(−6.5)
−18.0
(−0.4)
−12.2
(10)
−3.4
(25.9)
2.1
(35.8)
6.8
(44.2)
8.8
(47.8)
7.4
(45.3)
2.6
(36.7)
−3.5
(25.7)
−14.0
(6.8)
−19.4
(−2.9)
−5.4
(22.3)
Record low °C (°F) −51.2
(−60.2)
−46.1
(−51)
−42.8
(−45)
−27.0
(−16.6)
−12.0
(10.4)
−2.2
(28)
−1.1
(30)
−4.0
(24.8)
−20.0
(−4)
−31.5
(−24.7)
−39.0
(−38.2)
−51.0
(−59.8)
−51.2
(−60.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 29.2
(1.15)
16.9
(0.665)
20.1
(0.791)
20.9
(0.823)
37.7
(1.484)
70.8
(2.787)
82.4
(3.244)
64.9
(2.555)
37.6
(1.48)
26.9
(1.059)
26.5
(1.043)
21.7
(0.854)
455.6
(17.937)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 0.3
(0.012)
0.0
(0)
0.2
(0.008)
11.7
(0.461)
35.1
(1.382)
70.8
(2.787)
82.4
(3.244)
64.9
(2.555)
36.9
(1.453)
16.9
(0.665)
1.5
(0.059)
0.2
(0.008)
320.9
(12.634)
Average snowfall cm (inches) 28.9
(11.38)
16.9
(6.65)
20.0
(7.87)
9.2
(3.62)
2.6
(1.02)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.8
(0.31)
10.0
(3.94)
25.0
(9.84)
21.5
(8.46)
134.8
(53.07)
Source: Environment Canada[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (1 April 2010). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-06-21. 
  2. ^ Cleardale History Book Committee (2006). The Clear vision : a history of the Cleardale area, 60 miles west of Fairview. p. 9. ISBN 1-55056-789-6. 
  3. ^ Industry Canada/Web Archive (4 November 2006). "Cleardale - Community demographics (2001 census)". Retrieved 2010-02-07. 
  4. ^ "Menno Simons Community School". Peace River School Division. Retrieved 2011-02-11. 
  5. ^ "Cleardale, Alberta". Canadian Climate Normals 1981–2010 (in English and French). Environment Canada. Retrieved March 11, 2014. 

Coordinates: 56°20′07″N 119°35′17″W / 56.33528°N 119.58806°W / 56.33528; -119.58806