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Fort Vermilion, Alberta Climate & Temperature

  • Fort Vermilion, Alberta, Canada is at 5822'N, 1162'W, 290 m (951 ft). See map.
  • Fort Vermilion, Alberta has a humid continental climate with severe winters, no dry season, warm summers and strong seasonality (Kppen-Geiger classification: Dfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Fort Vermilion, Alberta is situated in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is -1.6 degrees Celsius (29.2 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 39.5 °C (71.1°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype truly continental. Fort Vermilion, Alberta Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach -15.3°C (4.4°F) on average falling to -26.3°C (-15.4°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 6.7°C (44°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of -7°C (19.4°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 22.3°C (72.2°F) and average low temperatures are 7.7°C (45.8°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 5°C (41°F) during the day and lows of -5.7°C (21.8°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 354 mm (13.9 inches) which is equivalent to 354 Litres/m (8.68 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 2026 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Fort Vermilion, Alberta you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Port-Aux-Francais, kerguelen islands, French Southern Lands where you would find a Tundra climate (Boreal rain forest biome).

Fort Vermilion, Alberta Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (0) -13 (9) -4 (25) 7 (45) 17 (63) 21 (70) 24 (75) 22 (72) 15 (59) 7 (45) -7 (19) -15 (5) 5 (40)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-9) -20 (-3) -11 (12) 1 (33) 10 (50) 14 (57) 17 (62) 15 (58) 9 (47) 2 (35) -11 (12) -20 (-4) -2 (29)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-18) -26 (-15) -18 (0) -6 (21) 3 (37) 7 (45) 9 (48) 7 (45) 2 (36) -4 (25) -15 (5) -25 (-13) -8 (18)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 22 (1) 20 (1) 22 (1) 14 (1) 34 (1) 46 (2) 55 (2) 43 (2) 30 (1) 19 (1) 23 (1) 26 (1) 354 (14)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 7 (23) 6 (21) 5 (16) 4 (13) 8 (26) 10 (33) 11 (35) 9 (29) 7 (23) 7 (23) 8 (27) 8 (26) 90 (25)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 2h 01' 3h 43' 5h 17' 7h 18' 8h 23' 9h 12' 9h 38' 8h 25' 5h 18' 3h 50' 2h 02' 1h 17' 5h 32'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 7h 14' 9h 18' 11h 48' 14h 26' 16h 50' 18h 11' 17h 34' 15h 25' 12h 49' 10h 11' 7h 49' 6h 31' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 30 (70) 42 (58) 46 (54) 52 (48) 51 (49) 52 (48) 56 (44) 56 (44) 42 (58) 39 (61) 27 (73) 21 (79) 46 (54)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 11.9 21.2 32.1 43.7 51.9 55.1 52 43.6 32.1 20.7 11.6 8.3 32

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