Rural Municipality of Albert

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The Rural Municipality of Albert (2006 population 339) is in the Westman Region of the province.

This primarily agricultural municipality was formed in 1905 by a subdivision of the Rural Municipality of Arthur. The new entity was named after Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII).

The population in recent years has been dropping; by 11.3% from 2001 to 2006. It has a land area of 769.55 square kilometres. The rural municipality ranks 3,544th in terms of population in Canada. It is located directly east of the border of Saskatchewan.

On January 1, 2015 the municipalities of Albert, Arthur and Edward will amalgamate to become the Municipality of Two Borders.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Pierson (19 km south of the RM of Albert)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 8.9
(48)
17.5
(63.5)
23.9
(75)
34
(93)
39.4
(102.9)
41.7
(107.1)
42.8
(109)
40
(104)
37.2
(99)
33
(91)
22.8
(73)
17.2
(63)
42.8
(109)
Average high °C (°F) −10.6
(12.9)
−6.3
(20.7)
−0.4
(31.3)
11.3
(52.3)
19.4
(66.9)
23.8
(74.8)
26.5
(79.7)
26.2
(79.2)
19.7
(67.5)
11.9
(53.4)
−0.1
(31.8)
−8
(18)
9.5
(49.1)
Average low °C (°F) −21.2
(−6.2)
−16.5
(2.3)
−9.8
(14.4)
−1.8
(28.8)
5.2
(41.4)
10.1
(50.2)
12.2
(54)
10.9
(51.6)
5.4
(41.7)
−1.1
(30)
−9.6
(14.7)
−18
(0)
−2.9
(26.8)
Record low °C (°F) −44.4
(−47.9)
−47.8
(−54)
−45
(−49)
−26.1
(−15)
−12.2
(10)
−6.1
(21)
−2.2
(28)
−6.1
(21)
−12.2
(10)
−22.2
(−8)
−33.3
(−27.9)
−42
(−44)
−47.8
(−54)
Precipitation mm (inches) 22.6
(0.89)
17.9
(0.705)
21.7
(0.854)
31.4
(1.236)
54.7
(2.154)
76.8
(3.024)
67.6
(2.661)
51.8
(2.039)
46.8
(1.843)
32.3
(1.272)
21.9
(0.862)
21.7
(0.854)
467.2
(18.394)
Source: Environment Canada[1]

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Coordinates: 49°26′37″N 101°07′15″W / 49.44361°N 101.12083°W / 49.44361; -101.12083