Craigmyle, Alberta

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Craigmyle is located in Alberta
Craigmyle
Craigmyle
Location of Craigmyle Alberta

Craigmyle is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada, within Starland County.[1] It is located between the towns of Delia and Hanna. It was named in 1912 by a Canadian Northern Railway ahead of the train's arrival in April 1914.[2] The name is said to be a transfer from a place in Scotland.[3] Previously incorporated as a village, Compeer dissolved to become a hamlet on January 1, 1972.[4]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Craigmyle, Alberta
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 14.0
(57.2)
15.5
(59.9)
26.0
(78.8)
30.0
(86)
34.5
(94.1)
37.5
(99.5)
38.5
(101.3)
37.0
(98.6)
35.6
(96.1)
28.9
(84)
21.7
(71.1)
15.6
(60.1)
38.5
(101.3)
Average high °C (°F) −6.0
(21.2)
−3.2
(26.2)
2.7
(36.9)
11.8
(53.2)
17.7
(63.9)
21.4
(70.5)
24.7
(76.5)
23.6
(74.5)
18.3
(64.9)
11.4
(52.5)
0.6
(33.1)
−3.6
(25.5)
10.0
(50)
Daily mean °C (°F) −11.3
(11.7)
−8.7
(16.3)
−2.9
(26.8)
4.9
(40.8)
10.5
(50.9)
14.6
(58.3)
17.3
(63.1)
16.2
(61.2)
11.1
(52)
4.6
(40.3)
−4.5
(23.9)
−8.6
(16.5)
3.6
(38.5)
Average low °C (°F) −16.6
(2.1)
−14.3
(6.3)
−8.5
(16.7)
−2.1
(28.2)
3.2
(37.8)
7.8
(46)
9.9
(49.8)
8.7
(47.7)
3.8
(38.8)
−2.1
(28.2)
−9.6
(14.7)
−14.1
(6.6)
−2.8
(27)
Record low °C (°F) −43.3
(−45.9)
−42
(−44)
−38.9
(−38)
−26.7
(−16.1)
−11
(12)
−6.1
(21)
0.0
(32)
−3.5
(25.7)
−10
(14)
−26
(−15)
−34.5
(−30.1)
−45
(−49)
−45
(−49)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 14.4
(0.567)
12.6
(0.496)
23.0
(0.906)
25.5
(1.004)
46.7
(1.839)
81.2
(3.197)
63.4
(2.496)
57.8
(2.276)
41.0
(1.614)
15.2
(0.598)
16.5
(0.65)
13.8
(0.543)
411.2
(16.189)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 0.0
(0)
0.1
(0.004)
1.3
(0.051)
15.4
(0.606)
42.3
(1.665)
81.2
(3.197)
63.4
(2.496)
57.8
(2.276)
38.8
(1.528)
8.1
(0.319)
0.7
(0.028)
0.1
(0.004)
309.3
(12.177)
Average snowfall cm (inches) 14.4
(5.67)
12.5
(4.92)
21.7
(8.54)
10.1
(3.98)
4.5
(1.77)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
2.3
(0.91)
7.1
(2.8)
15.8
(6.22)
13.7
(5.39)
101.9
(40.12)
Source: Environment Canada[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (1 April 2010). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-07-04. 
  2. ^ Battle, Lester (1970). Delia - Craigmyle Saga. Delia: Delia and District Historical Society. p. 610. 
  3. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 39. 
  4. ^ "The Alberta Gazette, 1971 (Volume 67) – Order in Council 1876/71: Village of Craigmyle Dissolved". Government of Alberta. November 3, 1971. p. 2896. Retrieved October 11, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Craigmyle, Alberta". Canadian Climate Normals 1981–2010 (in English and French). Environment Canada. Retrieved March 12, 2014. 

Coordinates: 51°40′11″N 112°14′35″W / 51.66972°N 112.24306°W / 51.66972; -112.24306 (Craigmyle)