Lebel-sur-Quévillon

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Lebel-sur-Quévillon
City
Lebel sur Quevillon QC.JPG
Lebel-sur-Quévillon is located in Quebec
Lebel-sur-Quévillon
Lebel-sur-Quévillon
Coordinates (500, place Quévillon[1]): 49°03′N 76°59′W / 49.050°N 76.983°W / 49.050; -76.983Coordinates: 49°03′N 76°59′W / 49.050°N 76.983°W / 49.050; -76.983[2]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Nord-du-Québec
RCM None
Settled 1965
Constituted August 6, 1965
Government[1]
 • Mayor Gérald Lemoyne
 • Federal riding Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou
 • Prov. riding Ungava
Area[1][3]
 • Total 42.60 km2 (16.45 sq mi)
 • Land 40.14 km2 (15.50 sq mi)
Elevation[4] 304.50 m (999.02 ft)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 2,159
 • Density 53.8/km2 (139/sq mi)
 • Change (2006–11) Decrease20.9%
 • Dwellings 1,111
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0Y 1X0
Area code(s) 819
Website www.lebel-sur-quevillon.com

Lebel-sur-Quévillon is a city in the Canadian province of Quebec, located on Route 113 in the Jamésie region. It is located approximately 88 kilometres north of Senneterre and approximately 200 kilometres southwest of Chibougamau. It is surrounded by, but not a part of, the municipality of Baie-James.

The town had a population of 2,159 as of the Canada 2011 Census, and is served by the Lebel-sur-Quévillon Airport. The hamlet of Rapide-des-Cèdres is also within its municipal boundary.

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[5]

  • Population in 2011: 2159 (2006 to 2011 population change: -20.9 %)
  • Population in 2006: 2729
  • Population in 2001: 3236
    • 2001 to 2006 population change: -15.7 %
  • Population in 1996: 3416
  • Population in 1991: 3414

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 917 (total dwellings: 1111)

Mother tongue:

  • English as first language: 1%
  • French as first language: 98%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: <1 %

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Lebel-sur-Quévillon
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 10.5
(50.9)
10.0
(50)
16.5
(61.7)
28.0
(82.4)
32.2
(90)
33.5
(92.3)
34.4
(93.9)
33.9
(93)
31.1
(88)
26.1
(79)
15.0
(59)
13.0
(55.4)
34.4
(93.9)
Average high °C (°F) −12.0
(10.4)
−9.7
(14.5)
−2.3
(27.9)
6.6
(43.9)
15.3
(59.5)
20.6
(69.1)
23.1
(73.6)
21.4
(70.5)
15.5
(59.9)
7.7
(45.9)
−0.6
(30.9)
−8.4
(16.9)
6.4
(43.5)
Daily mean °C (°F) −17.7
(0.1)
−16.1
(3)
−8.6
(16.5)
0.8
(33.4)
8.9
(48)
14.2
(57.6)
17.1
(62.8)
15.7
(60.3)
10.6
(51.1)
3.9
(39)
−4.0
(24.8)
−13.2
(8.2)
1.0
(33.8)
Average low °C (°F) −23.4
(−10.1)
−22.4
(−8.3)
−15.0
(5)
−5.0
(23)
2.4
(36.3)
7.9
(46.2)
11.2
(52.2)
10.1
(50.2)
5.7
(42.3)
0.0
(32)
−7.4
(18.7)
−17.9
(−0.2)
−4.5
(23.9)
Record low °C (°F) −43.0
(−45.4)
−42.2
(−44)
−40.0
(−40)
−26.7
(−16.1)
−13.9
(7)
−3.9
(25)
−1.7
(28.9)
−2.0
(28.4)
−7.8
(18)
−13.5
(7.7)
−28.9
(−20)
−40.0
(−40)
−43.0
(−45.4)
Precipitation mm (inches) 52.4
(2.063)
29.6
(1.165)
44.5
(1.752)
58.0
(2.283)
75.3
(2.965)
98.0
(3.858)
122.9
(4.839)
108.2
(4.26)
119.3
(4.697)
91.1
(3.587)
71.1
(2.799)
58.5
(2.303)
929.4
(36.591)
Rainfall mm (inches) 1.9
(0.075)
2.0
(0.079)
11.7
(0.461)
40.6
(1.598)
73.0
(2.874)
97.8
(3.85)
122.9
(4.839)
108.2
(4.26)
119.0
(4.685)
82.5
(3.248)
37.7
(1.484)
6.4
(0.252)
703.8
(27.709)
Snowfall cm (inches) 50.4
(19.84)
27.6
(10.87)
32.8
(12.91)
17.3
(6.81)
2.3
(0.91)
0.2
(0.08)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.3
(0.12)
8.5
(3.35)
34.0
(13.39)
52.1
(20.51)
225.6
(88.82)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.2 mm) 14.3 9.6 10.9 11.5 13.3 14.7 16.7 16.5 18.9 17.1 16.2 15.8 175.4
Avg. rainy days (≥ 0.2 mm) 0.73 0.78 3.4 8.0 12.9 14.7 16.7 16.5 18.8 15.2 6.0 1.5 115.1
Avg. snowy days (≥ 0.2 cm) 13.8 9.1 8.2 5.0 0.96 0.09 0 0 0.27 3.2 11.6 14.8 67.0
Source: Environment Canada[4]

References[edit]

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