Birch River, Manitoba

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Birch River is located in Manitoba
Birch River
Birch River
Location of Birch River in Manitoba

Birch River is an unincorporated community recognized as a local urban district[1] in the Canadian province of Manitoba located in the Rural Municipality of Mountain in the western portion of central Manitoba. The municipality is split into two regions, Mountain North and Mountain South. Mountain North is one of the most northerly municipalities in Manitoba. It is around 26 kilometres from Swan River, Manitoba.

Birch River, Mafeking, Manitoba, Novra, Manitoba, and Bellsite, Manitoba are all significant communities in Mountain North.

Attractions[edit]

The 183 hectare Birch River Ecological Reserve[fr] is located within Porcupine Provincial Forest, just two kilometres north of the community of Birch River. Passive visits on foot are allowed without a permit. All other activities require prior approval.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Birch River
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 11.1
(52)
10.6
(51.1)
22.5
(72.5)
31.7
(89.1)
39.4
(102.9)
35.5
(95.9)
37.2
(99)
35.6
(96.1)
35.5
(95.9)
29.5
(85.1)
20
(68)
13
(55)
39.4
(102.9)
Average high °C (°F) −13.8
(7.2)
−8.5
(16.7)
−1.1
(30)
8.9
(48)
17.4
(63.3)
21.9
(71.4)
24.4
(75.9)
23.4
(74.1)
16.9
(62.4)
10
(50)
−2.6
(27.3)
−9.8
(14.4)
7.3
(45.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) −19.8
(−3.6)
−14.6
(5.7)
−7.4
(18.7)
2.5
(36.5)
10.3
(50.5)
15
(59)
17.7
(63.9)
16.4
(61.5)
10.5
(50.9)
4.3
(39.7)
−7.1
(19.2)
−15.2
(4.6)
1.1
(34)
Average low °C (°F) −25.7
(−14.3)
−20.7
(−5.3)
−13.3
(8.1)
−3.9
(25)
3.1
(37.6)
8.1
(46.6)
11
(52)
9.3
(48.7)
4.1
(39.4)
−1.3
(29.7)
−11.4
(11.5)
−20.4
(−4.7)
−5.1
(22.8)
Record low °C (°F) −48.3
(−54.9)
−44.4
(−47.9)
−37.8
(−36)
−33.3
(−27.9)
−11
(12)
−3.3
(26.1)
1.1
(34)
−2.5
(27.5)
−10.6
(12.9)
−23
(−9)
−37
(−35)
−45
(−49)
−48.3
(−54.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 22.5
(0.886)
20
(0.79)
31.5
(1.24)
31
(1.22)
47.6
(1.874)
86.6
(3.409)
80.8
(3.181)
64.9
(2.555)
60.8
(2.394)
31.3
(1.232)
27.8
(1.094)
25.5
(1.004)
530.3
(20.878)
Source: Environment Canada[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Local Urban Districts Regulation". Government of Manitoba. April 23, 2016. Retrieved April 24, 2016. 
  2. ^ Environment CanadaCanadian Climate Normals 1971–2000, accessed 27 April 2010

Coordinates: 52°23′46″N 101°06′14″W / 52.39611°N 101.10389°W / 52.39611; -101.10389