Plum Coulee

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Plum Coulee is located in Manitoba
Plum Coulee
Plum Coulee
Location of Plum Coulee in Manitoba

Plum Coulee is a former town located in Manitoba, Canada that is located within the Municipality of Rhineland. It is west of Altona, one hour southwest of Winnipeg and half an hour from the United States border. It is also the former home to the Plum Coulee Xpress hockey club. Philanthropist Saidye Bronfman was born in Plum Coulee.

Development[edit]

Plum Coulee's population of 800 is growing through land development. Working with local land owners, the former Town of Plum Coulee developed a long range zoning plan that can accommodate new industrial partners, commercial ventures, and private residents.

Climate[edit]

Plum Coulee has the hottest daytime temperatures in Manitoba. Summers are hot and winters are similar to other cities in the Canadian Prairies. There are 21 inches of precipitation annually.

Climate data for Plum Coulee, MB (1971-2000 Normals)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 8.3
(46.9)
14
(57)
18
(64)
36
(97)
38
(100)
38.5
(101.3)
39.4
(102.9)
40
(104)
38.5
(101.3)
34
(93)
25.5
(77.9)
15
(59)
40
(104)
Average high °C (°F) −11.5
(11.3)
−7.1
(19.2)
−0.3
(31.5)
10.8
(51.4)
20.1
(68.2)
24.2
(75.6)
26.6
(79.9)
26.2
(79.2)
19.9
(67.8)
11.8
(53.2)
−0.2
(31.6)
−8.4
(16.9)
9.3
(48.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) −16.3
(2.7)
−12
(10)
−4.9
(23.2)
4.8
(40.6)
13
(55)
17.8
(64)
20
(68)
19.2
(66.6)
13.4
(56.1)
6.2
(43.2)
−4.4
(24.1)
−12.9
(8.8)
3.7
(38.7)
Average low °C (°F) −21.1
(−6)
−16.9
(1.6)
−9.4
(15.1)
−1.3
(29.7)
5.9
(42.6)
11.3
(52.3)
13.4
(56.1)
12.1
(53.8)
6.9
(44.4)
0.6
(33.1)
−8.6
(16.5)
−17.4
(0.7)
−2
(28)
Record low °C (°F) −37.8
(−36)
−40.5
(−40.9)
−32.8
(−27)
−23.3
(−9.9)
−10
(14)
−1.1
(30)
2.5
(36.5)
−1
(30)
−6.5
(20.3)
−20
(−4)
−36.5
(−33.7)
−37.5
(−35.5)
−40.5
(−40.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 20.8
(0.819)
19
(0.75)
25.8
(1.016)
32.2
(1.268)
62.3
(2.453)
87.4
(3.441)
75.8
(2.984)
69.5
(2.736)
53
(2.09)
40
(1.57)
25.8
(1.016)
22
(0.87)
533.6
(21.008)
Source: Environment Canada[1]

Neighbouring communities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Canadian Climate Normals 1971–2000". Environment Canada. Retrieved 25 Augaust 2012.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 49°11′28″N 97°45′38″W / 49.19111°N 97.76056°W / 49.19111; -97.76056