Eston, Saskatchewan

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Eston, Saskatchewan
Town
Eston, Saskatchewan is located in Saskatchewan
Eston, Saskatchewan
Eston, Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 51°05′25″N 108°27′03″W / 51.0904°N 108.4509°W / 51.0904; -108.4509
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region West-Central
Census division 12
Rural Municipality Snipe Lake
Government
 • Governing body Eston Town Council
Area
 • Total 32.72 km2 (12.63 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,031
 • Density 357.2/km2 (925/sq mi)
Time zone CST
Area code(s) 306
Highways Highway 30
Highway 44
Railways Canadian National Railway
Website Official Website - Town of Eston
[1][2][3][4]

Eston is a town in Snipe Lake Rural Municipality No. 259, Saskatchewan, Canada. The population was 1031 at the 2011 Census. The town is located at the junction of Highway 30 and Highway 44 approximately 70 km south-east of Kindersley.

Demographics[edit]

In 2011, Eston had a population of 1031 living in 507 dwellings, a 6.2% increase from 2006. The town had a land area of 357.2 km2 (137.9 sq mi) and a population density of 2.72 /km2 (7.0 /sq mi).[5]

Climate[edit]

Eston experiences a semi-arid climate (Köppen climate classification BSk) with long, cold, dry winters and short but very warm summers. Precipitation is very low, with an annual average of 297mm, and is heavily concentrated in the warmer months.

Climate data for Eston
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 9.5
(49.1)
13.5
(56.3)
20.5
(68.9)
32.5
(90.5)
36.1
(97)
39.5
(103.1)
39
(102)
38.9
(102)
36.7
(98.1)
32.2
(90)
21.7
(71.1)
11.7
(53.1)
39.5
(103.1)
Average high °C (°F) −9.5
(14.9)
−6.5
(20.3)
1.5
(34.7)
11.8
(53.2)
19.3
(66.7)
23.5
(74.3)
25.6
(78.1)
25
(77)
18.7
(65.7)
11.7
(53.1)
−0.5
(31.1)
−7.7
(18.1)
9.4
(48.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) −14.3
(6.3)
−11.5
(11.3)
−4
(25)
4.8
(40.6)
11.7
(53.1)
16.2
(61.2)
18.1
(64.6)
17.4
(63.3)
11.4
(52.5)
4.9
(40.8)
−5.6
(21.9)
−12.5
(9.5)
3
(37)
Average low °C (°F) −19.1
(−2.4)
−16.5
(2.3)
−9.5
(14.9)
−2.2
(28)
4
(39)
8.8
(47.8)
10.5
(50.9)
9.7
(49.5)
4
(39)
−2
(28)
−10.7
(12.7)
−17.3
(0.9)
−3.4
(25.9)
Record low °C (°F) −47.8
(−54)
−40.5
(−40.9)
−40.6
(−41.1)
−28.6
(−19.5)
−11.1
(12)
−4.4
(24.1)
−1.1
(30)
−2.8
(27)
−10.6
(12.9)
−26
(−15)
−35
(−31)
−43.9
(−47)
−47.8
(−54)
Precipitation mm (inches) 13
(0.51)
9.5
(0.374)
14.8
(0.583)
19.5
(0.768)
37.8
(1.488)
53.2
(2.094)
53.1
(2.091)
39.3
(1.547)
20.3
(0.799)
11
(0.43)
11.1
(0.437)
14.6
(0.575)
297.2
(11.701)
Source: Environment Canada[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net, Post Offices and Postmasters 
  2. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home, Municipal Directory System [dead link]
  3. ^ Canadian Textiles Institute. (2005), CTI Determine your provincial constituency 
  4. ^ Commissioner of Canada Elections, Chief Electoral Officer of Canada (2005), Elections Canada On-line 
  5. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Eston - Community Profile". Retrieved 2010-08-14. 
  6. ^ Environment Canada Canadian Climate Normals 1971–2000, accessed 27 July 2010

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°09′N 108°45′W / 51.150°N 108.750°W / 51.150; -108.750 (Eston, Saskatchewan)