Entrance, Alberta

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Entrance is located in Alberta
Entrance
Entrance
Location of Entrance Alberta

Entrance is an unincorporated community in central Alberta in Yellowhead County, located on Highway 40, 61 kilometres (38 mi) northwest of Jasper.

The community was named for the fact the site is a gateway to Jasper National Park.[1]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Entrance, Alberta
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 22.2
(72)
19.0
(66.2)
22.0
(71.6)
27.8
(82)
33.9
(93)
34.4
(93.9)
37.8
(100)
34.4
(93.9)
34.0
(93.2)
29.4
(84.9)
21.1
(70)
17.8
(64)
37.8
(100)
Average high °C (°F) −3.3
(26.1)
1.1
(34)
5.1
(41.2)
11.5
(52.7)
16.3
(61.3)
20.0
(68)
22.2
(72)
21.7
(71.1)
17.1
(62.8)
10.4
(50.7)
1.8
(35.2)
−1.3
(29.7)
10.2
(50.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) −9.2
(15.4)
−5.9
(21.4)
−2.2
(28)
3.9
(39)
8.4
(47.1)
12.3
(54.1)
14.4
(57.9)
13.6
(56.5)
9.2
(48.6)
3.9
(39)
−3.7
(25.3)
−7.0
(19.4)
3.1
(37.6)
Average low °C (°F) −15.0
(5)
−12.8
(9)
−9.5
(14.9)
−3.7
(25.3)
0.6
(33.1)
4.6
(40.3)
6.6
(43.9)
5.5
(41.9)
1.3
(34.3)
−2.7
(27.1)
−9.3
(15.3)
−12.6
(9.3)
−3.9
(25)
Record low °C (°F) −51.2
(−60.2)
−47.0
(−52.6)
−42.8
(−45)
−35.6
(−32.1)
−13.5
(7.7)
−6.7
(19.9)
−2.8
(27)
−5.0
(23)
−19.4
(−2.9)
−27.0
(−16.6)
−39.0
(−38.2)
−47.2
(−53)
−51.2
(−60.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 24.3
(0.957)
12.9
(0.508)
22.1
(0.87)
25.9
(1.02)
62.5
(2.461)
76.3
(3.004)
94.0
(3.701)
73.9
(2.909)
46.3
(1.823)
33.1
(1.303)
22.1
(0.87)
14.4
(0.567)
507.9
(19.996)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 0.8
(0.031)
0.4
(0.016)
1.6
(0.063)
17.3
(0.681)
56.5
(2.224)
76.3
(3.004)
94.0
(3.701)
73.9
(2.909)
44.6
(1.756)
19.0
(0.748)
2.4
(0.094)
0.3
(0.012)
387.0
(15.236)
Average snowfall cm (inches) 23.5
(9.25)
12.5
(4.92)
20.5
(8.07)
8.6
(3.39)
6.0
(2.36)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.1
(0.04)
1.6
(0.63)
14.2
(5.59)
19.7
(7.76)
14.2
(5.59)
120.9
(47.6)
Source: Environment Canada[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 48. 
  2. ^ "Entrance, Alberta". Canadian Climate Normals 1981–2010 (in English and French). Environment Canada. Retrieved March 11, 2014. 

Coordinates: 53°22′25″N 117°41′24″W / 53.37361°N 117.69000°W / 53.37361; -117.69000 (Entrance)