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 based on a Scottish estate.[3] Previously incorporated as a village, Compeer dissolved to become a hamlet on 1 January 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
(86.0)
34.5
(94.1)
37.5
(99.5)
38.5
(101.3)
37.0
(98.6)
35.6
(96.1)
28.9
(84.0)
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
(50.0)
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
(52.0)
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
(46.0)
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
(27.0)
Record low °C (°F) −43.3
(−45.9)
−42
(−44)
−38.9
(−38.0)
−26.7
(−16.1)
−11
(12)
−6.1
(21.0)
0.0
(32.0)
−3.5
(25.7)
−10
(14)
−26
(−15)
−34.5
(−30.1)
−45
(−49)
−45
(−49)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 14.4
(0.57)
12.6
(0.50)
23.0
(0.91)
25.5
(1.00)
46.7
(1.84)
81.2
(3.20)
63.4
(2.50)
57.8
(2.28)
41.0
(1.61)
15.2
(0.60)
16.5
(0.65)
13.8
(0.54)
411.2
(16.19)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 0.0
(0.0)
0.1
(0.00)
1.3
(0.05)
15.4
(0.61)
42.3
(1.67)
81.2
(3.20)
63.4
(2.50)
57.8
(2.28)
38.8
(1.53)
8.1
(0.32)
0.7
(0.03)
0.1
(0.00)
309.3
(12.18)
Average snowfall cm (inches) 14.4
(5.7)
12.5
(4.9)
21.7
(8.5)
10.1
(4.0)
4.5
(1.8)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
2.3
(0.9)
7.1
(2.8)
15.8
(6.2)
13.7
(5.4)
101.9
(40.1)
Source: Environment Canada[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (1 April 2010). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 February 2012. Retrieved 4 July 2010.
  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. Retrieved 23 April 2019.
  4. ^ "The Alberta Gazette, 1971 (Volume 67) – Order in Council 1876/71: Village of Craigmyle Dissolved". Government of Alberta. 3 November 1971. p. 2896. Retrieved 11 October 2015.
  5. ^ "Craigmyle, Alberta". Canadian Climate Normals 1981–2010 (in English and French). Environment Canada. Retrieved 12 March 2014.

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