Wapella, Saskatchewan

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Town of Wapella
Town
Town of Wapella is located in Saskatchewan
Town of Wapella
Town of Wapella
Town of Wapella is located in Canada
Town of Wapella
Town of Wapella
Coordinates: 50°15′04″N 101°58′44″W / 50.251083°N 101.978966°W / 50.251083; -101.978966Coordinates: 50°15′04″N 101°58′44″W / 50.251083°N 101.978966°W / 50.251083; -101.978966
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Southeast Saskatchewan
Census division 5
Rural Municipality Martin
Government
 • Mayor Sandy Hintz
 • Town Administrator Lila Sippola
 • Governing body Wapella Town Council
Area
 • Total 838.836 km2 (323.876 sq mi)
Elevation 587 m (1,926 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 354
Time zone CST
Postal code S0G 4Z0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Highway
[1][2][3][4]

Wapella is a town of 354 located northwest of Moosomin on the Trans-Canada Highway.

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Wapella, Saskatchewan community profile
2001
Population: 354 (-8.5% from 1996)
Land area: 2.57 km2 (0.99 sq mi)
Population density: 138.0/km2 (357/sq mi)
Median age: 36.6 (M: 35.4, F: 38.0)
Total private dwellings: 170
Median household income: $38,244
References: 2001[5]

Notable people[edit]

  • Brett Clark - professional hockey player in NHL. He has played in the Canadian National team program, as well as for Montreal Canadiens, Atlanta Thrashers, Colorado Avalanche, Tampa Bay Lightning, and now with the Minnesota Wild.
  • Bud Holloway, a professional hockey player. He currently plays (2015/2016 season) for the St. John's IceCaps in the AHL. He has previously played for SC Bern in the National League A, it is the top tier of the Swiss hockey league system, for the Skellefteå AIK in the SHL and for the Manchester Monarchs, the AHL affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings.
  • Cyril Edel Leonoff is the grandson of Edel Brotman, a homesteader and rabbi of the Wapella, Saskatchewan, farm colony, 1889-1906.[6]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Wapella
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 8
(46)
9
(48)
21
(70)
32.5
(90.5)
36.5
(97.7)
35.5
(95.9)
38
(100)
37.5
(99.5)
33.5
(92.3)
29.5
(85.1)
22.5
(72.5)
12
(54)
38
(100)
Average high °C (°F) −10.5
(13.1)
−6.7
(19.9)
−0.3
(31.5)
10
(50)
17.8
(64)
21.8
(71.2)
24.4
(75.9)
24
(75)
17.6
(63.7)
10
(50)
−1.3
(29.7)
−8.6
(16.5)
8.2
(46.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) −15.8
(3.6)
−11.4
(11.5)
−5.2
(22.6)
3.9
(39)
11
(52)
15.5
(59.9)
18.1
(64.6)
17.3
(63.1)
11.4
(52.5)
4.6
(40.3)
−5.5
(22.1)
−13.4
(7.9)
2.5
(36.5)
Average low °C (°F) −21
(−6)
−16.2
(2.8)
−10.2
(13.6)
−2.2
(28)
4.2
(39.6)
9.2
(48.6)
11.6
(52.9)
10.6
(51.1)
5
(41)
−0.9
(30.4)
−9.7
(14.5)
−18.1
(−0.6)
−3.1
(26.4)
Record low °C (°F) −42
(−44)
−41
(−42)
−35.5
(−31.9)
−23.5
(−10.3)
−11.5
(11.3)
−2
(28)
2
(36)
−3.5
(25.7)
−7.5
(18.5)
−21
(−6)
−36.5
(−33.7)
−42
(−44)
−42
(−44)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 19.8
(0.78)
16.9
(0.665)
21.8
(0.858)
21.1
(0.831)
49.5
(1.949)
70.5
(2.776)
69.7
(2.744)
66
(2.6)
47.9
(1.886)
27.8
(1.094)
18.5
(0.728)
16.4
(0.646)
445.7
(17.547)
Source: Environment Canada[7]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net, Post Offices and Postmasters 
  2. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home, Municipal Directory System, archived from the original on November 21, 2008 
  3. ^ Canadian Textiles Institute. (2005), CTI Determine your provincial constituency 
  4. ^ Commissioner of Canada Elections, Chief Electoral Officer of Canada (2005), Elections Canada On-line 
  5. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 
  6. ^ Cyril E. Leonoff fonds [1], Jewish Historical Society of British Columbia [2]
  7. ^ Environment Canada - Canadian Climate Normals 1971-2000—Canadian Climate Normals 1971–2000, accessed 23 December 2010