Ranfurly, Alberta

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Ranfurly is located in Alberta
Ranfurly
Ranfurly
Location of Ranfurly Alberta

Ranfurly is a hamlet in central Alberta, Canada within the County of Minburn No. 27.[1] Previously an incorporated municipality, Ranfurly dissolved from village status on January 1, 1946 to become part of the Municipal District of Birch Lake No. 484.[2]

Ranfurly is located 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) north of Highway 16, approximately 121 kilometres (75 mi) east of Edmonton. It has an elevation of 670 m (2,200 ft).[3]

Demographics[edit]

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Ranfurly had a population of 69 living in 31 of its 34 total dwellings, a 6.2% change from its 2006 population of 65. With a land area of 0.76 km2 (0.29 sq mi), it had a population density of 90.8/km2 (235/sq mi) in 2011.[4]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Ranfurly
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 15
(59)
13.3
(55.9)
22.8
(73)
33.3
(91.9)
36.1
(97)
36.7
(98.1)
40.6
(105.1)
37.2
(99)
34.5
(94.1)
30
(86)
22.8
(73)
13.9
(57)
40.6
(105.1)
Average high °C (°F) −9.5
(14.9)
−6.8
(19.8)
−0.5
(31.1)
10.2
(50.4)
17.9
(64.2)
21.1
(70)
22.7
(72.9)
21.8
(71.2)
15.7
(60.3)
10.3
(50.5)
−1.6
(29.1)
−8
(18)
7.8
(46)
Average low °C (°F) −19.4
(−2.9)
−16.9
(1.6)
−10.5
(13.1)
−1.6
(29.1)
4.5
(40.1)
8.5
(47.3)
10.6
(51.1)
9.2
(48.6)
4.1
(39.4)
−0.9
(30.4)
−10.1
(13.8)
−17.4
(0.7)
−3.3
(26.1)
Record low °C (°F) −49.4
(−56.9)
−51.2
(−60.2)
−42.2
(−44)
−32.2
(−26)
−14.4
(6.1)
−5.6
(21.9)
−3.9
(25)
−4.4
(24.1)
−14.4
(6.1)
−28.3
(−18.9)
−40.6
(−41.1)
−47.2
(−53)
−51.2
(−60.2)
Precipitation mm (inches) 20.4
(0.803)
12.5
(0.492)
19.9
(0.783)
19.9
(0.783)
43.2
(1.701)
79.2
(3.118)
72.4
(2.85)
65
(2.56)
41.8
(1.646)
14.5
(0.571)
14.1
(0.555)
23.8
(0.937)
426.6
(16.795)
Snowfall cm (inches) 19.3
(7.6)
12.1
(4.76)
18.7
(7.36)
13.3
(5.24)
2.4
(0.94)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
2
(0.8)
7.5
(2.95)
12.1
(4.76)
22.7
(8.94)
110.2
(43.39)
Source: Environment Canada[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Alberta Municipal Affairs. April 1, 2010. Retrieved June 6, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Table 6a: Population by census divisions and subdivisions showing reorganization of rural areas, 1931-1946". Census of the Prairie Provinces, 1946. Volume I: Population. Ottawa: Dominion Bureau of Statistics. 1949. p. 423. 
  3. ^ "Alberta Private Sewage Systems 2009 Standard of Practice Handbook: Appendix A.3 Alberta Design Data (A.3.A. Alberta Climate Design Data by Town)" (PDF). Safety Codes Council. January 2012. pp. 212–215 (PDF pages 226–229). Retrieved October 9, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-07. 
  5. ^ "Canadian Climate Normals 1971–2000". Environment Canada. Retrieved May 5, 2013. 

Coordinates: 53°24′26″N 111°40′47″W / 53.40722°N 111.67972°W / 53.40722; -111.67972 (Ranfurly)