Lundar, Manitoba

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Lundar
Lundar is located in Manitoba
Lundar
Lundar
Location of Lundar in Manitoba
Coordinates: 50°41′44″N 98°1′51″W / 50.69556°N 98.03083°W / 50.69556; -98.03083Coordinates: 50°41′44″N 98°1′51″W / 50.69556°N 98.03083°W / 50.69556; -98.03083
Country  Canada
Province  Manitoba
Region Interlake
Census Division No. 18
Government
 • Governing Body Rural Municipality of Coldwell Council
 • MP James Bezan
 • MLA Thomas G. Nevakshonoff
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Postal Code R0C 1Y0
Area code(s) 204
NTS Map 062J09
GNBC Code GAPPO

Lundar is an unincorporated community recognized as a local urban district[2] situated in Manitoba, Canada. It is located in the Rural Municipality of Coldwell, in Manitoba's Interlake Region, 99 km north of Winnipeg on Hwy 6. Nearby attractions are Lake Manitoba and its beaches, and the Lundar Provincial Park. Lundar is home to a Canada goose refuge, and a large statue of a Canada goose is located in the community. Lundar was founded by Icelandic settlers.

Toponymy[edit]

Lundar is the nominative plural indefinite of lundur "wood, grove" in Icelandic, from Old Norse lundr, same thing. This place-name is related through Old Norman to the Canadian Patronymic Lalonde, which is from the Norman surnames Lalonde or Delalonde, themselves from place-names in Normandy called la Londe "the grove, the wood" (Lunda in ancient documents).

Climate[edit]

Lundar experiences a humid continental climate (Köppen Dfb[3]) with warm to hot summers and cold winters. There are two weather stations in the Lundar area reporting climate data:

Climate data for Lundar
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 7
(45)
7
(45)
14
(57)
28
(82)
34
(93)
37
(99)
34
(93)
38.5
(101.3)
38
(100)
29
(84)
15.5
(59.9)
9
(48)
38.5
(101.3)
Average high °C (°F) −12.7
(9.1)
−8
(18)
−1.3
(29.7)
9.4
(48.9)
17.7
(63.9)
22.8
(73)
24.7
(76.5)
24.7
(76.5)
17.7
(63.9)
9.7
(49.5)
−2.1
(28.2)
−9.8
(14.4)
7.7
(45.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) −18.1
(−0.6)
−13.5
(7.7)
−6.6
(20.1)
3.3
(37.9)
10.9
(51.6)
16.4
(61.5)
18.3
(64.9)
17.7
(63.9)
11.3
(52.3)
4.4
(39.9)
−6.5
(20.3)
−14.6
(5.7)
1.9
(35.4)
Average low °C (°F) −23.6
(−10.5)
−18.8
(−1.8)
−11.9
(10.6)
−2.9
(26.8)
4.1
(39.4)
9.9
(49.8)
11.9
(53.4)
10.6
(51.1)
4.9
(40.8)
−1.1
(30)
−10.8
(12.6)
−19.4
(−2.9)
−3.9
(25)
Record low °C (°F) −44
(−47)
−45.5
(−49.9)
−39.5
(−39.1)
−28
(−18)
−12
(10)
−2.5
(27.5)
0.5
(32.9)
−2.5
(27.5)
−7
(19)
−22
(−8)
−38
(−36)
−43.5
(−46.3)
−45.5
(−49.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 14.7
(0.579)
14.5
(0.571)
19.8
(0.78)
27.8
(1.094)
54.2
(2.134)
82.5
(3.248)
66.6
(2.622)
68.6
(2.701)
50.6
(1.992)
35.7
(1.406)
19.7
(0.776)
18.5
(0.728)
473.1
(18.626)
Source: Environment Canada[4]
Climate data for Lundar 4SW
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 7
(45)
7.5
(45.5)
16.7
(62.1)
33.5
(92.3)
36.5
(97.7)
36
(97)
35
(95)
38
(100)
37
(99)
25.6
(78.1)
17.2
(63)
7
(45)
38
(100)
Average high °C (°F) −13
(9)
−9.1
(15.6)
−1.7
(28.9)
10.2
(50.4)
18.5
(65.3)
22.4
(72.3)
25.3
(77.5)
24.1
(75.4)
16.7
(62.1)
10.1
(50.2)
−1.5
(29.3)
−10.9
(12.4)
7.6
(45.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) −18.9
(−2)
−15.3
(4.5)
−7.7
(18.1)
3.8
(38.8)
11.7
(53.1)
16.1
(61)
19.1
(66.4)
17.7
(63.9)
11
(52)
4.9
(40.8)
−5.8
(21.6)
−16.3
(2.7)
1.7
(35.1)
Average low °C (°F) −24.8
(−12.6)
−21.4
(−6.5)
−13.7
(7.3)
−2.7
(27.1)
4.9
(40.8)
9.8
(49.6)
12.9
(55.2)
11.3
(52.3)
5.2
(41.4)
−0.4
(31.3)
−10.1
(13.8)
−21.5
(−6.7)
−4.2
(24.4)
Record low °C (°F) −44
(−47)
−43.9
(−47)
−35.6
(−32.1)
−32
(−26)
−9.5
(14.9)
−3
(27)
1.7
(35.1)
−0.6
(30.9)
−7.8
(18)
−17.5
(0.5)
−37
(−35)
−38.9
(−38)
−44
(−47)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 12.1
(0.476)
12.9
(0.508)
17.7
(0.697)
27.7
(1.091)
49.6
(1.953)
69.6
(2.74)
52.7
(2.075)
85.6
(3.37)
58.5
(2.303)
35.1
(1.382)
18.5
(0.728)
16.8
(0.661)
456.8
(17.984)
Source: Environment Canada[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2006 and 2001 censuses - 100% data". Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population. 2008-11-05. Retrieved 2009-01-30. 
  2. ^ "Local Urban Districts Regulation". Government of Manitoba. April 23, 2016. Retrieved April 24, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Updated world map of the Köppen-Geiger climate classification" (PDF). University of Melbourne. Retrieved February 2, 2012. 
  4. ^ a b Environment Canada - Canadian Climate Normals 1971-2000—Canadian Climate Normals 1971–2000, accessed 23 April 2011 Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "climate" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).