Baldur, Manitoba

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Baldur
The grain elevator and park in Baldur.
The grain elevator and park in Baldur.
Baldur is located in Manitoba
Baldur
Baldur
Coordinates: 49°23′08″N 99°14′37″W / 49.38556°N 99.24361°W / 49.38556; -99.24361Coordinates: 49°23′08″N 99°14′37″W / 49.38556°N 99.24361°W / 49.38556; -99.24361
Country Canada
Province Manitoba
Time zone CST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−6)

Baldur is an unincorporated community recognized as a local urban district[1] in the Canadian province of Manitoba, located in the Rural Municipality of Argyle. Baldur is the largest community of the municipality, which is in southwestern Manitoba between Brandon and Portage la Prairie. The community is named after the Norse god Baldur.

History[edit]

The community was founded in 1890 with the coming of the railway. Its name reflects the Icelandic heritage of the people in the community.

Notable people[edit]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Baldur
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 8.9
(48)
13.5
(56.3)
21.7
(71.1)
36
(97)
37
(99)
37.2
(99)
37.8
(100)
39.5
(103.1)
38.3
(100.9)
34
(93)
24.5
(76.1)
15.6
(60.1)
39.5
(103.1)
Average high °C (°F) −10.7
(12.7)
−6.9
(19.6)
−0.4
(31.3)
10.4
(50.7)
19
(66)
23.1
(73.6)
25.6
(78.1)
25.4
(77.7)
18.8
(65.8)
11.4
(52.5)
0
(32)
−8.2
(17.2)
9
(48)
Daily mean °C (°F) −16.4
(2.5)
−12.7
(9.1)
−5.9
(21.4)
3.6
(38.5)
11.6
(52.9)
16.4
(61.5)
18.8
(65.8)
18
(64)
11.9
(53.4)
4.9
(40.8)
−4.9
(23.2)
−13.5
(7.7)
2.6
(36.7)
Average low °C (°F) −22.1
(−7.8)
−18.5
(−1.3)
−11.4
(11.5)
−3.1
(26.4)
4.2
(39.6)
9.6
(49.3)
12
(54)
10.5
(50.9)
4.9
(40.8)
−1.5
(29.3)
−9.8
(14.4)
−18.8
(−1.8)
−3.7
(25.3)
Record low °C (°F) −41.1
(−42)
−42.5
(−44.5)
−36
(−33)
−29.4
(−20.9)
−10.6
(12.9)
−2.8
(27)
1.1
(34)
−4
(25)
−7.8
(18)
−22.5
(−8.5)
−35.5
(−31.9)
−39
(−38)
−42.5
(−44.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 22.9
(0.902)
23.4
(0.921)
26.4
(1.039)
32.2
(1.268)
62.6
(2.465)
91.7
(3.61)
69.2
(2.724)
73.8
(2.906)
49.8
(1.961)
39.3
(1.547)
26.8
(1.055)
25.4
(1)
542.5
(21.358)
Source: Environment Canada[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Local Urban Districts Regulation". Government of Manitoba. April 23, 2016. Retrieved April 24, 2016. 
  2. ^ Environment Canada - Canadian Climate Normals 1971-2000—Canadian Climate Normals 1971–2000, accessed 08 March 2011

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