Elbow, Saskatchewan

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Elbow
Village
Elbow is located in Saskatchewan
Elbow
Elbow
Elbow is located in Canada
Elbow
Elbow
Location of Elbow in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 51°08′38″N 106°33′32″W / 51.144°N 106.559°W / 51.144; -106.559
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Saskatchewan
Census division 11
Rural Municipality Loreburn
Post office Founded 1906-04-01
Government
 • Mayor Robert (Rob) Hundeby
 • Administrator Yvonne Akre-Jess
 • Governing body Elbow Village Council
Area
 • Total 3.92 km2 (1.51 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 294
 • Density 75.0/km2 (194/sq mi)
Time zone CST
Postal code S0H 1J0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Hwy 19, Hwy 749
Waterways Lake Diefenbaker
Website Official website
[1][2][3][4]

Elbow is a village in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. It was founded in 1909, near what is now Lake Diefenbaker. It is 8 km northwest of Mistusinne, 10 km northwest of Douglas Provincial Park and 16 km southeast of Loreburn. The town got its name from its position on the elbow of the South Saskatchewan River.

The town contains a marina for boat storage and house boat rental, a golf course, a boat dealership and two restaurants. There is also a sod house, (which is used for a museum) and a library.

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Elbow, Saskatchewan community profile
2011 2006
Population: 314 (6.8% from 2006) 294 (-1.3% from 2001)
Land area: 3.92 km2 (1.51 sq mi) 3.92 km2 (1.51 sq mi)
Population density: 80.1/km2 (207/sq mi) 75.0/km2 (194/sq mi)
Median age: 56.4 (M: 55.8, F: 57.2) 57.5 (M: 57.0, F: 57.8)
Total private dwellings: 261 187
Median household income: $Not Available $Not Available
References: 2011[5] 2006[6] earlier[7]

See also[edit]

Climate[edit]

Elbow experiences a Humid continental climate (Dfb). The highest temperature ever recorded in Elbow was 43.3 °C (110 °F) on 24 June 1941.[8] The coldest temperature ever recorded was −43.3 °C (−46 °F) on 25 January 1972.[9]

Climate data for Elbow, 1981–2010 normals, extremes 1918–present
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 10.0
(50)
12.0
(53.6)
21.8
(71.2)
33.9
(93)
38.0
(100.4)
43.3
(109.9)
41.1
(106)
40.9
(105.6)
38.3
(100.9)
32.8
(91)
21.1
(70)
16.3
(61.3)
43.3
(109.9)
Average high °C (°F) −9.4
(15.1)
−5.1
(22.8)
1.5
(34.7)
11.5
(52.7)
17.5
(63.5)
21.8
(71.2)
25.6
(78.1)
25.2
(77.4)
19.4
(66.9)
10.5
(50.9)
0.4
(32.7)
−6.0
(21.2)
9.4
(48.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) −14.6
(5.7)
−10.6
(12.9)
−4.1
(24.6)
4.9
(40.8)
10.4
(50.7)
15.2
(59.4)
18.3
(64.9)
17.6
(63.7)
12.0
(53.6)
4.3
(39.7)
−4.4
(24.1)
−11.0
(12.2)
3.2
(37.8)
Average low °C (°F) −19.7
(−3.5)
−15.9
(3.4)
−9.6
(14.7)
−1.9
(28.6)
3.2
(37.8)
8.6
(47.5)
11.0
(51.8)
9.9
(49.8)
4.6
(40.3)
−1.9
(28.6)
−9.2
(15.4)
−15.9
(3.4)
−3.1
(26.4)
Record low °C (°F) −43.3
(−45.9)
−40.0
(−40)
−42.8
(−45)
−26.6
(−15.9)
−12.2
(10)
−2.8
(27)
0.0
(32)
−2.0
(28.4)
−13.3
(8.1)
−22.8
(−9)
−32.7
(−26.9)
−42.2
(−44)
−43.3
(−45.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 15.1
(0.594)
7.7
(0.303)
13.8
(0.543)
20.8
(0.819)
51.2
(2.016)
78.9
(3.106)
53.4
(2.102)
45.2
(1.78)
34.0
(1.339)
18.4
(0.724)
13.0
(0.512)
12.1
(0.476)
363.6
(14.315)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 1.0
(0.039)
0.7
(0.028)
4.3
(0.169)
16.7
(0.657)
50.4
(1.984)
78.9
(3.106)
53.4
(2.102)
45.2
(1.78)
33.9
(1.335)
14.9
(0.587)
3.0
(0.118)
0.8
(0.031)
303.1
(11.933)
Average snowfall cm (inches) 15.1
(5.94)
7.0
(2.76)
9.5
(3.74)
4.1
(1.61)
0.9
(0.35)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.1
(0.04)
3.6
(1.42)
10.0
(3.94)
11.3
(4.45)
60.4
(23.78)
Source: Environment Canada[8][9][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net, Post Offices and Postmasters, archived from the original on 2006-10-06, retrieved 2013-09-25 
  2. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home. "Municipal Directory System". Archived from the original on 2016-01-15. Retrieved 2013-09-25. 
  3. ^ Canadian Textiles Institute. (2005), CTI Determine your provincial constituency, archived from the original on 2007-09-11 
  4. ^ Commissioner of Canada Elections, Chief Electoral Officer of Canada (2005), Elections Canada On-line, archived from the original on 2007-04-21 
  5. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-11-11. 
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  7. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 
  8. ^ a b "Elbow". Canadian Climate Normals. Environment Canada. Retrieved 3 May 2016. 
  9. ^ a b "Elbow 2 NE". Canadian Climate Normals. Environment Canada. Retrieved 3 May 2016. 
  10. ^ "Elbow CS". Canadian Climate Data. Environment Canada. Retrieved 3 May 2016. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°08′38″N 106°33′32″W / 51.144°N 106.559°W / 51.144; -106.559