Winfield, British Columbia

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Winfield is located in British Columbia
Winfield
Winfield
Location of Winfield in British Columbia

Winfield is a neighbourhood and formal ward within the District Municipality of Lake Country, British Columbia, located adjacent to the northern city boundary of Kelowna.

The community, formerly an unincorporated settlement and now one of the four wards of Lake Country is situated to the north and slightly east of Kelowna, along Highway 97, located in the central part of the Okanagan region. The town is adjacent to Wood Lake which attracts summer visitors. The economy is based on light manufacturing, fruit producing and tourism, in addition to being a bedroom community for Kelowna.

History[edit]

In 1995, Winfield, along with the neighbouring communities of Oyama, Carr's Landing and Okanagan Centre, were incorporated into the District Municipality of Lake Country.

Education[edit]

The area has three public schools, Davidson Road Elementary School, Peter Greer Elementary School, and George Elliot Secondary School and one traditional school, Oyama Traditional School, an elementary school where uniforms are worn which operates in the public school system. The schools in the area are operated by School District 23 Central Okanagan based in Kelowna.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Winfield
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 14.0
(57.2)
15.0
(59)
20.5
(68.9)
28.0
(82.4)
33.0
(91.4)
36.5
(97.7)
38.0
(100.4)
38.5
(101.3)
33.5
(92.3)
25.0
(77)
19.4
(66.9)
13.0
(55.4)
38.5
(101.3)
Average high °C (°F) 0.4
(32.7)
3.1
(37.6)
9.3
(48.7)
14.8
(58.6)
19.5
(67.1)
23.2
(73.8)
26.8
(80.2)
26.5
(79.7)
20.6
(69.1)
12.5
(54.5)
4.8
(40.6)
0.1
(32.2)
13.5
(56.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) −1.9
(28.6)
0.0
(32)
4.7
(40.5)
9.2
(48.6)
13.5
(56.3)
17.2
(63)
20.3
(68.5)
20.1
(68.2)
14.9
(58.8)
8.4
(47.1)
2.3
(36.1)
−2.0
(28.4)
8.9
(48)
Average low °C (°F) −4.1
(24.6)
−3.2
(26.2)
0.0
(32)
3.6
(38.5)
7.4
(45.3)
11.1
(52)
13.6
(56.5)
13.7
(56.7)
9.1
(48.4)
4.2
(39.6)
−0.3
(31.5)
−4.1
(24.6)
4.3
(39.7)
Record low °C (°F) −25.0
(−13)
−22.5
(−8.5)
−17.8
(0)
−5.6
(21.9)
−2.5
(27.5)
2.8
(37)
5.0
(41)
6.0
(42.8)
−1.7
(28.9)
−16.0
(3.2)
−27.0
(−16.6)
−27.5
(−17.5)
−27.5
(−17.5)
Precipitation mm (inches) 34.7
(1.366)
20.9
(0.823)
21.2
(0.835)
28.1
(1.106)
37.9
(1.492)
41.7
(1.642)
33.1
(1.303)
27.7
(1.091)
30.3
(1.193)
28.7
(1.13)
39.2
(1.543)
38.7
(1.524)
382.0
(15.039)
Rainfall mm (inches) 7.5
(0.295)
9.5
(0.374)
16.0
(0.63)
27.5
(1.083)
37.9
(1.492)
41.7
(1.642)
33.1
(1.303)
27.7
(1.091)
30.3
(1.193)
28.2
(1.11)
24.3
(0.957)
7.2
(0.283)
290.8
(11.449)
Snowfall cm (inches) 27.2
(10.71)
11.4
(4.49)
5.2
(2.05)
0.6
(0.24)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.5
(0.2)
14.9
(5.87)
31.4
(12.36)
91.2
(35.91)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.2 mm) 11.0 7.6 8.8 8.3 9.9 9.5 6.8 6.0 7.1 8.9 11.0 12.2 107.1
Avg. rainy days (≥ 0.2 mm) 3.3 3.5 6.8 8.1 9.9 9.5 6.8 6.0 7.1 8.8 8.0 3.0 80.8
Avg. snowy days (≥ 0.2 cm) 8.4 4.6 2.3 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 3.6 9.7 29.1
Source: [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Calculation Information for 1981 to 2010 Canadian Normals Data". Environment Canada. Retrieved July 9, 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 50°01′45″N 119°24′16″W / 50.02917°N 119.40444°W / 50.02917; -119.40444