Somerset, Manitoba

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Somerset
Somerset is located in Manitoba
Somerset
Somerset
Location of Somerset in Manitoba
Coordinates: 49°24′44″N 98°39′38″W / 49.41222°N 98.66056°W / 49.41222; -98.66056Coordinates: 49°24′44″N 98°39′38″W / 49.41222°N 98.66056°W / 49.41222; -98.66056
Country  Canada
Province  Manitoba
Region Pembina Valley Region
Census Division No. 4
Established 1889
Incorporated 1962
Government
 • MP Candice Hoeppner
 • MLA Blaine Pedersen
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Postal Code R0G 2L0
Area code(s) 204
NTS Map 062G07
GNBC Code GAZTM

Somerset is a former village in south-central Manitoba, Canada. It is located within the Municipality of Lorne. The community had a 2006 census population of 432 inhabitants, a decline of 5.88% from 459 during the 2001 census. This town contains a clinic, gas station, restaurant, 2 churches, a drive-inn, a hotel, a grain elevator and a high school. There are many things to do in this small town such as the curling rink, skating rink and the library. Somerset is also home to the large concrete plant, Boulet Brothers Concrete.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Somerset
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 6
(43)
9
(48)
16.1
(61)
36.5
(97.7)
37
(99)
36
(97)
36.7
(98.1)
38.5
(101.3)
36.7
(98.1)
31.5
(88.7)
22.2
(72)
7
(45)
38.5
(101.3)
Average high °C (°F) −12.4
(9.7)
−8.6
(16.5)
−1.5
(29.3)
9.6
(49.3)
18.2
(64.8)
22.3
(72.1)
24.5
(76.1)
24
(75)
17.8
(64)
10.2
(50.4)
−1.5
(29.3)
−10
(14)
7.7
(45.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) −17.3
(0.9)
−13.8
(7.2)
−6.5
(20.3)
3.8
(38.8)
11.5
(52.7)
16.2
(61.2)
18.4
(65.1)
17.5
(63.5)
11.7
(53.1)
4.8
(40.6)
−5.7
(21.7)
−14.5
(5.9)
2.2
(36)
Average low °C (°F) −22.1
(−7.8)
−18.7
(−1.7)
−11.3
(11.7)
−2.1
(28.2)
4.7
(40.5)
10
(50)
12.2
(54)
11
(52)
5.5
(41.9)
−0.7
(30.7)
−9.9
(14.2)
−18.9
(−2)
−3.4
(25.9)
Record low °C (°F) −40.5
(−40.9)
−43
(−45)
−35.6
(−32.1)
−24.4
(−11.9)
−10
(14)
0
(32)
1.5
(34.7)
−2.5
(27.5)
−6.1
(21)
−20
(−4)
−36
(−33)
−39
(−38)
−43
(−45)
Precipitation mm (inches) 21.7
(0.854)
18.8
(0.74)
29
(1.14)
34.2
(1.346)
56.1
(2.209)
88.2
(3.472)
82.6
(3.252)
70.4
(2.772)
58.2
(2.291)
45.2
(1.78)
36.2
(1.425)
25.9
(1.02)
536
(21.1)
Source: Environment Canada[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2006 and 2001 censuses - 100% data". Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population. 2008-11-05. Retrieved 2009-01-30. 
  2. ^ "Canadian Climate Normals 1971–2000". Environment Canada. Retrieved 23 Augaust 2012.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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