Fisher Branch, Manitoba

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Fisher Branch
Hub of the Interlake
Fisher Branch is located in Manitoba
Fisher Branch
Fisher Branch
Location of Fisher Branch in Manitoba
Coordinates: 51°4′59″N 97°37′12″W / 51.08306°N 97.62000°W / 51.08306; -97.62000Coordinates: 51°4′59″N 97°37′12″W / 51.08306°N 97.62000°W / 51.08306; -97.62000
Country  Canada
Province  Manitoba
Region Interlake
Census Division No. 18
Government
 • Governing Body Rural Municipality of Fisher Council
 • MP James Bezan
 • MLA Thomas G. Nevakshonoff
Area
 • Total 1.75 km2 (0.68 sq mi)
Elevation 251 m (825 ft)
Population (Canada 2011 Census[1])
 • Total 460
 • Density 260/km2 (680/sq mi)
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Postal code R0C 0Z0
Area code(s) 204
NTS Map 062P04
GNBC Code GAIGX
Website www.semhq.net/rm-of-fisher/

Fisher Branch is an unincorporated community recognized as a local urban district[2] in the Rural Municipality of Fisher in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It is located on Highway 17 in the north Interlake Region of the province. Fisher Branch was originally named Wasoo, but later was changed to Fisher Branch because it was beside a branch of the Fisher River. The primary industry of Fisher Branch is agriculture.

Local media[edit]

Television[edit]

CBWGT went on the as CBWT-1 on February 1, 1967 as part of the province-wide microwave system.[3]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Fisher Branch
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 7
(45)
8.5
(47.3)
16.5
(61.7)
32.5
(90.5)
38
(100)
39
(102)
35
(95)
37.5
(99.5)
39
(102)
30.5
(86.9)
18.9
(66)
7.5
(45.5)
39
(102)
Average high °C (°F) −13.4
(7.9)
−8.8
(16.2)
−1.7
(28.9)
9
(48)
18.1
(64.6)
22.6
(72.7)
25.2
(77.4)
24.2
(75.6)
17.4
(63.3)
9.6
(49.3)
−2.1
(28.2)
−11
(12)
7.4
(45.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) −18.8
(−1.8)
−14.4
(6.1)
−7.3
(18.9)
2.7
(36.9)
10.8
(51.4)
15.7
(60.3)
18.5
(65.3)
17.2
(63)
11.3
(52.3)
4.3
(39.7)
−6.4
(20.5)
−15.6
(3.9)
1.5
(34.7)
Average low °C (°F) −23.9
(−11)
−19.9
(−3.8)
−12.8
(9)
−3.6
(25.5)
3.5
(38.3)
8.8
(47.8)
11.8
(53.2)
10.1
(50.2)
5.1
(41.2)
−1
(30)
−10.5
(13.1)
−20.1
(−4.2)
−4.4
(24.1)
Record low °C (°F) −44
(−47)
−45
(−49)
−38.5
(−37.3)
−29
(−20)
−12.5
(9.5)
−3
(27)
0
(32)
−2.5
(27.5)
−6
(21)
−20
(−4)
−37
(−35)
−41
(−42)
−45
(−49)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 18.6
(0.732)
16.3
(0.642)
22.6
(0.89)
32.5
(1.28)
48.2
(1.898)
84.5
(3.327)
62.9
(2.476)
72.9
(2.87)
62
(2.44)
45.7
(1.799)
25.5
(1.004)
20.3
(0.799)
511.9
(20.154)
Source: Environment Canada[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2011/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=DPL&Code1=460059&Geo2=PR&Code2=46&Data=Count&SearchText=Fisher%20Branch&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&B1=All
  2. ^ "Local Urban Districts Regulation". Government of Manitoba. April 23, 2016. Retrieved April 24, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Microwave Hook-Up Gives North Live TV". Winnipeg Free Press. April 29, 1969. p. 28. 
  4. ^ Environment Canada - Canadian Climate Normals 1971-2000—Canadian Climate Normals 1971–2000, accessed 17 April 2011