Elm Creek, Manitoba

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Elm Creek is located in Manitoba
Elm Creek
Elm Creek
Location of Elm Creek in Manitoba

Elm Creek is an unincorporated community recognized as a local urban district[1] in Manitoba, Canada. It is about 50 km west of Winnipeg and about 35 km southeast of Portage la Prairie. It is located in the Rural Municipality of Grey. It is home to the second largest fire hydrant in the world which was unveiled on Canada Day, 2001. It is also the home of the second largest H4 chondrite (a class of stony meteorite) ever found in Canada. The 8.2-kg mass was found by a local grader driver on a rural road in 1997. Elm Creek has a Kindergarten to Grade 12 school.

Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Elm Creek has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[2]

Climate data for Elm Creek
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 7.2
(45)
10
(50)
17.2
(63)
35.5
(95.9)
39.5
(103.1)
38
(100)
36.5
(97.7)
39.5
(103.1)
39
(102)
32
(90)
25
(77)
8
(46)
39.5
(103.1)
Average high °C (°F) −11.5
(11.3)
−8.3
(17.1)
−1
(30)
10.4
(50.7)
19.8
(67.6)
23.4
(74.1)
25.9
(78.6)
25
(77)
18.4
(65.1)
11
(52)
−0.7
(30.7)
−9.9
(14.2)
8.6
(47.5)
Daily mean °C (°F) −16.5
(2.3)
−13.2
(8.2)
−5.8
(21.6)
4.2
(39.6)
12.5
(54.5)
16.9
(62.4)
19.4
(66.9)
18.2
(64.8)
12.3
(54.1)
5.5
(41.9)
−5
(23)
−14.6
(5.7)
2.8
(37)
Average low °C (°F) −21.4
(−6.5)
−18.2
(−0.8)
−10.7
(12.7)
−2
(28)
5.2
(41.4)
10.4
(50.7)
12.8
(55)
11.3
(52.3)
6.1
(43)
−0.1
(31.8)
−9.3
(15.3)
−19.2
(−2.6)
−2.9
(26.8)
Record low °C (°F) −39.5
(−39.1)
−38.9
(−38)
−35.6
(−32.1)
−26.7
(−16.1)
−10
(14)
−2
(28)
3
(37)
0
(32)
−6.5
(20.3)
−21
(−6)
−35.5
(−31.9)
−37.5
(−35.5)
−39.5
(−39.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 25.2
(0.992)
20.8
(0.819)
31.4
(1.236)
33.4
(1.315)
53.4
(2.102)
81
(3.19)
71.1
(2.799)
70
(2.76)
57.7
(2.272)
38.4
(1.512)
29.8
(1.173)
30
(1.18)
542.3
(21.35)
Source: Environment Canada[3]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Local Urban Districts Regulation". Government of Manitoba. April 23, 2016. Retrieved April 24, 2016. 
  2. ^ Climate Summary for Elm Creek, Manitoba
  3. ^ Environment Canada - Canadian Climate Normals 1971-2000—Canadian Climate Normals 1971–2000, accessed 16 April 2011

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 49°40′32″N 97°59′33″W / 49.67556°N 97.99250°W / 49.67556; -97.99250