Vilhelmina

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Vilhelmina
Vualtjere
Vilhelmina's town center
Vilhelmina's town center
Vilhelmina is located in Västerbotten
Vilhelmina
Vilhelmina
Vilhelmina is located in Sweden
Vilhelmina
Vilhelmina
Coordinates: 64°37′N 16°39′E / 64.617°N 16.650°E / 64.617; 16.650Coordinates: 64°37′N 16°39′E / 64.617°N 16.650°E / 64.617; 16.650
Country Sweden
Province Lapland
County Västerbotten County
Municipality Vilhelmina Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 3.54 km2 (1.37 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 3,657
 • Density 1,033/km2 (2,680/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 8376
Website www.vilhelmina.se

Vilhelmina (Southern Sami: Vualtjere) is a locality and the seat of Vilhelmina Municipality in Västerbotten County, province of Lapland, Sweden with 3,657 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

Climate[edit]

Vilhelmina has a subarctic climate that is less severe than typical for a far inland locality at this latitude, but still very cold by Swedish standards. Its higher altitude causes summers to be cooler than coastal areas like Skellefteå further east, whereas winters are somewhat tempered by maritime air from the greater Atlantic and the North Atlantic Current.

Climate data for Vilhelmina (temperatures 2002-2015; precipitation 1961-1990)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −6.5
(20.3)
−4.7
(23.5)
0.4
(32.7)
6.0
(42.8)
12.4
(54.3)
17.1
(62.8)
20.3
(68.5)
18.3
(64.9)
12.3
(54.1)
4.5
(40.1)
−1.1
(30)
−4.3
(24.3)
6.2
(43.2)
Daily mean °C (°F) −11.3
(11.7)
−9.9
(14.2)
−5.4
(22.3)
0.5
(32.9)
6.6
(43.9)
11.2
(52.2)
14.5
(58.1)
12.5
(54.5)
7.5
(45.5)
0.8
(33.4)
−4.6
(23.7)
−8.6
(16.5)
1.1
(34)
Average low °C (°F) −16.0
(3.2)
−15.1
(4.8)
−11.2
(11.8)
−4.0
(24.8)
0.9
(33.6)
5.3
(41.5)
8.6
(47.5)
6.8
(44.2)
2.7
(36.9)
−2.8
(27)
−8.2
(17.2)
−12.9
(8.8)
−3.8
(25.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 34.9
(1.374)
25.4
(1)
28.3
(1.114)
25.9
(1.02)
32.6
(1.283)
44.7
(1.76)
68.6
(2.701)
57.3
(2.256)
52.6
(2.071)
43.5
(1.713)
42.7
(1.681)
36.2
(1.425)
492.7
(19.398)
Source #1: [2]
Source #2: [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Precipitation normals 1961-1990 (Vilhelmina code 14 635)". Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "Monthly & Yearly Statistics (2002-2015)". SMHI. Retrieved 20 June 2016.