Ingonish

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Ingonish is a Canadian rural community in northeastern Victoria County, Nova Scotia.

Ingonish is located in Nova Scotia
Ingonish
Location in Nova Scotia
Ingonish Harbour

Located along the northeast coast of Cape Breton Island, Ingonish is situated on the Cabot Trail approximately 60 kilometres from the shire town of Baddeck. Ingonish consists of five communities:

  • Ingonish Ferry
  • Ingonish Harbour
  • Ingonish Beach
  • Ingonish Centre
  • North Ingonish

Ingonish lies at the eastern entrance to Cape Breton Highlands National Park. The regional economy is tied to the seasonal tourism and fishing industries. The community is in the federal electoral district of Sydney—Victoria. Ingonish was one of the first areas settled on Cape Breton Island, and is home to the Keltic Lodge resort, downhill skiing at Cape Smokey, and a public golf course, the Highlands Links.

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Communications[edit]

Demographics[edit]

  • Total Population 1925
  • Total Dwellings 652
  • Total Land Area 256.185 km²


Ingonish Beach
Ingonish Beach

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Ingonish Beach (CXIB)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 17.5
(63.5)
19
(66)
19.4
(66.9)
24
(75)
31.1
(88)
34.4
(93.9)
36
(97)
37.7
(99.9)
34.9
(94.8)
28.5
(83.3)
25.5
(77.9)
17.5
(63.5)
37.7
(99.9)
Average high °C (°F) −0.8
(30.6)
−1.2
(29.8)
2.2
(36)
6.3
(43.3)
12.8
(55)
19
(66)
23.4
(74.1)
23.2
(73.8)
18.9
(66)
12.7
(54.9)
7.2
(45)
2
(36)
10.5
(50.9)
Average low °C (°F) −9.3
(15.3)
−10
(14)
−6.1
(21)
−1.2
(29.8)
3.2
(37.8)
8.6
(47.5)
13.5
(56.3)
13.6
(56.5)
9.6
(49.3)
4.6
(40.3)
0.3
(32.5)
−5
(23)
1.8
(35.2)
Record low °C (°F) −28
(−18)
−27.5
(−17.5)
−24
(−11)
−15
(5)
−7
(19)
−1.7
(28.9)
3.9
(39)
1
(34)
−6.7
(19.9)
−6.5
(20.3)
−12.5
(9.5)
−20
(−4)
−28
(−18)
Precipitation mm (inches) 176.8
(6.961)
126.1
(4.965)
149.9
(5.902)
161.3
(6.35)
105.9
(4.169)
91.5
(3.602)
88.5
(3.484)
106.1
(4.177)
126
(4.96)
184.9
(7.28)
188.1
(7.406)
194.5
(7.657)
1,700.3
(66.941)
Source #1: Environment Canada[1]
Source #2: Environment Canada[1]

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Coordinates: 46°38′21″N 60°24′29″W / 46.63917°N 60.40806°W / 46.63917; -60.40806