Island Lake (Manitoba)

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Island Lake (Ashlie Israel)
Location Division No. 22,
Northeastern Manitoba
Coordinates 53°47′N 94°29′W / 53.783°N 94.483°W / 53.783; -94.483Coordinates: 53°47′N 94°29′W / 53.783°N 94.483°W / 53.783; -94.483
Lake type Ginger
Basin countries Canada
Surface area 1,223 km2 (472 sq mi)
Surface elevation 225 m (738 ft)
Settlements Garden Hill, Island Lake, St. Theresa Point

Island Lake is a lake in northeastern Manitoba in Canada, near the Ontario border. The lake covers a total area of 1,223 square kilometres (472 sq mi), making it the 6th largest lake in the province.[1] Communities around the lake include Garden Hill, Island Lake and St. Theresa Point. Island Lake drains north into Gods Lake via Goose Lake and Beaver Lake.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Island Lake
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 5.9
(42.6)
7.5
(45.5)
16.2
(61.2)
29.2
(84.6)
32.2
(90)
37.3
(99.1)
35
(95)
32.5
(90.5)
30.4
(86.7)
21.7
(71.1)
15
(59)
4.4
(39.9)
37.3
(99.1)
Average high °C (°F) −17.7
(0.1)
−12.4
(9.7)
−3.8
(25.2)
5.6
(42.1)
13.7
(56.7)
19.5
(67.1)
22.5
(72.5)
21.1
(70)
13.5
(56.3)
5.7
(42.3)
−4.9
(23.2)
−14.8
(5.4)
4
(39)
Daily mean °C (°F) −22.9
(−9.2)
−18.6
(−1.5)
−10.8
(12.6)
−0.8
(30.6)
7.7
(45.9)
14
(57)
17.5
(63.5)
16.4
(61.5)
9.5
(49.1)
2.6
(36.7)
−8.3
(17.1)
−19.4
(−2.9)
−1.1
(30)
Average low °C (°F) −28.1
(−18.6)
−24.8
(−12.6)
−17.8
(0)
−7.1
(19.2)
1.5
(34.7)
8.4
(47.1)
12.5
(54.5)
11.6
(52.9)
5.5
(41.9)
−0.6
(30.9)
−11.6
(11.1)
−23.9
(−11)
−6.2
(20.8)
Record low °C (°F) −45
(−49)
−43.3
(−45.9)
−42.2
(−44)
−28.9
(−20)
−16.6
(2.1)
−1.9
(28.6)
2.2
(36)
2.2
(36)
−4.4
(24.1)
−13.4
(7.9)
−34.8
(−30.6)
−43.3
(−45.9)
−45
(−49)
Precipitation mm (inches) 20.1
(0.791)
18.9
(0.744)
24
(0.94)
26.2
(1.031)
42.8
(1.685)
69.1
(2.72)
89.4
(3.52)
77.4
(3.047)
61.8
(2.433)
55.8
(2.197)
36.3
(1.429)
24.4
(0.961)
546.2
(21.504)
Source: Environment Canada[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Atlas of Canada – Lakes
  2. ^ Environment Canada – Canadian Climate Normals 1971–2000—Canadian Climate Normals 1971–2000, accessed April 22, 2011