Fertile, Saskatchewan

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Fertile
Fertile is located in Saskatchewan
Fertile
Fertile
Location of Fertile in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 49°23′0″N 101°27′02″W / 49.38333°N 101.45056°W / 49.38333; -101.45056Coordinates: 49°23′0″N 101°27′02″W / 49.38333°N 101.45056°W / 49.38333; -101.45056
Country  Canada
Province  Saskatchewan
Region Central Plains
Census Division No. 1
Government
 • Governing Body Rural Municipality of Storthoaks Council
 • MP Ed Komarnicki
 • MLA Dan D'Autremont
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
Postal Code S0C 0W0
Area code(s) 306, 639
NTS Map 062F06
GNBC Code HABIC

Fertile is an unincorporated community in southeastern Saskatchewan, Canada, located 3 miles west of the Manitoba border and 40 miles north of the U.S border in the rural municipality # 31.

Demographics[edit]

Population was once as high as 50 people, but now is supported by surrounding farm families. Once had its own school (shrined), grain elevators (2), general store, skating/curling rink, United church, community hall and post office. Only the latter two survive. Families making up the current community include; Pickard(2), Holden(2), Van Marion, Lorette, Malin (3), Rekken, Poirier, Millions, Bouchard (2), VanderWaal, Poirier. Fall suppers and an annual event, be it a comedy act, a magician, etc., are held to raise money to support the community hall.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Fertile
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 8
(46)
17.5
(63.5)
18.5
(65.3)
33.9
(93)
37.2
(99)
38.3
(100.9)
38
(100)
39
(102)
36.7
(98.1)
33
(91)
22.5
(72.5)
11.7
(53.1)
39
(102)
Average high °C (°F) −10.8
(12.6)
−7.2
(19)
−0.1
(31.8)
10.6
(51.1)
18.7
(65.7)
22.9
(73.2)
25.5
(77.9)
25.2
(77.4)
18.8
(65.8)
11.3
(52.3)
−0.5
(31.1)
−8.8
(16.2)
8.8
(47.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) −16.1
(3)
−12.3
(9.9)
−5.2
(22.6)
4.2
(39.6)
11.9
(53.4)
16.4
(61.5)
18.7
(65.7)
17.9
(64.2)
11.9
(53.4)
5
(41)
−5.3
(22.5)
−13.8
(7.2)
2.8
(37)
Average low °C (°F) −21.5
(−6.7)
−17.5
(0.5)
−10.2
(13.6)
−2.2
(28)
4.9
(40.8)
9.8
(49.6)
11.9
(53.4)
10.5
(50.9)
5.1
(41.2)
−1.3
(29.7)
−10
(14)
−18.7
(−1.7)
−3.3
(26.1)
Record low °C (°F) −40
(−40)
−41
(−42)
−38.3
(−36.9)
−24.4
(−11.9)
−10
(14)
−1
(30)
1.5
(34.7)
−3
(27)
−8.9
(16)
−21
(−6)
−32.5
(−26.5)
−41.5
(−42.7)
−41.5
(−42.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 25
(0.98)
22.3
(0.878)
24.6
(0.969)
33.1
(1.303)
62
(2.44)
81.2
(3.197)
64.3
(2.531)
54.6
(2.15)
50.6
(1.992)
33.4
(1.315)
25.2
(0.992)
21.6
(0.85)
498.1
(19.61)
Source: Environment Canada[1]

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