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January 6, 2013

Canada – Dec 2012 – 25 Coldest Stations – Whitehorse was 13.2C colder than normal

Filed under: Environment Canada Data — sunshinehours1 @ 4:46 PM
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Update: See comments. Whitehorse was closer to -7C  to -8C colder than normal. Still top 3 in Canada for December 2012.

 

These are the 25 coldest stations (of the ones Environment Canada thinks are worth calculating anomalies for) in Canada for Dec 2012. The anomaly is calculated from the 1971-2000 normals.

13.2C colder than normal for Whitehorse Airport. Yukon data scraped from here.

Any mention in the news? You would think it would make the news wouldn’t you?

Stn Name Prov Anomaly in C
WHITEHORSE A YT -13.2
MAYO ROAD YT -8.6
FORT ST JOHN A BC -8
CHETWYND A BC -6.6
GRANDE PRAIRIE A ALTA -6.6
ATLIN BC -6.3
WHITECOURT A ALTA -5.8
PEACE RIVER A ALTA -5.7
FORT SASKATCHEWAN ALTA -5.6
CAMPSIE ALTA -5.5
CRAIGMYLE ALTA -5.4
CAMROSE ALTA -5
TOFIELD NORTH ALTA -5
EDMONTON WOODBEND ALTA -4.9
GRAND RAPIDS HYDRO MAN -4.9
SIMONETTE ALTA -4.7
EDMONTON STONY PLAIN ALTA -4.6
HAY RIVER A NWT -4.5
DAKOTA WEST ALTA -4.3
PLEASANT CAMP BC -3.9
VEGREVILLE ALTA -3.9
COWAN MAN -3.9
FORESTBURG PLANT SITE ALTA -3.7
LAST MOUNTAIN CS SASK -3.7
KINDERSLEY A SASK -3.7
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2 Comments »

  1. There was only two points taken for Whitehorse last month. Since these two days were particularly cold ones, you get a low average. In reality, Whitehorse was probably about 8 degrees below normal for the month.

    Comment by Glacier — January 22, 2013 @ 9:54 AM | Reply

  2. Thanks.

    I notice Weather Undergound has data for the whole month.

    http://www.wunderground.com/history/station/71964/2012/12/22/MonthlyHistory.html

    Average Temperate -22C.

    About 7C colder than the 1971-2000 Normals.

    Comment by sunshinehours1 — January 22, 2013 @ 10:33 AM | Reply


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