O'Leary, Prince Edward Island

O'Leary is a town located in Prince County, Prince Edward Island.[2] Its population in the 2016 Census was 815 people.[1]

Town of O’Leary
Town
Official seal of Town of O’Leary
Seal
Nickname(s): 
Hockeytown
O'Leary, Prince Edward Island is located in Prince Edward Island
O'Leary, Prince Edward Island
Location of O'Leary in Prince Edward Island
Coordinates: 46°42′25″N 64°13′50″W / 46.70694°N 64.23056°W / 46.70694; -64.23056
CountryCanada
ProvincePrince Edward Island
CountyPrince County
ParishHalifax
Government
 • TypeTown Council
 • MayorEric Gavin
 • Deputy MayorCarol Ferguson
 • AdministratorBeverley Shaw
 • CouncilorsBlake Adams
Joey Dumville
Marvin MacDonald
Darren MacKinnon
Tashia Maynard
Area
 • Total4.4 km2 (1.68 sq mi)
Elevation
31 m (102 ft)
Population
 (2016)[1]
 • Total815
 • Density190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Canadian Postal code
Area code(s)902
Telephone Exchange726 807 859
NTS Map021I09
GNBC CodeBABYS
Websitehttp://www.townofoleary.com/index.php

EconomyEdit

The community's economy is tied to the potato farming industry. O'Leary is home to the Canadian Potato Museum.[3]

ClimateEdit

Climate data for O'Leary
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 13.5
(56.3)
13
(55)
16.5
(61.7)
21.5
(70.7)
32.2
(90.0)
33.5
(92.3)
32.8
(91.0)
32.5
(90.5)
32.5
(90.5)
24
(75)
20
(68)
13.9
(57.0)
33.5
(92.3)
Average high °C (°F) −4.4
(24.1)
−3.8
(25.2)
0.7
(33.3)
6.5
(43.7)
14.3
(57.7)
19.8
(67.6)
23.2
(73.8)
22.8
(73.0)
18
(64)
11.4
(52.5)
5.1
(41.2)
−1.2
(29.8)
9.4
(48.9)
Average low °C (°F) −12.7
(9.1)
−12.2
(10.0)
−7
(19)
−1.2
(29.8)
4.3
(39.7)
9.8
(49.6)
13.8
(56.8)
13.6
(56.5)
9.5
(49.1)
4.1
(39.4)
−0.9
(30.4)
−7.9
(17.8)
1.1
(34.0)
Record low °C (°F) −31
(−24)
−29.4
(−20.9)
−25.6
(−14.1)
−13.9
(7.0)
−6.1
(21.0)
−1.1
(30.0)
3.9
(39.0)
3.3
(37.9)
−1.1
(30.0)
−6.7
(19.9)
−15
(5)
−27.2
(−17.0)
−31
(−24)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 97.1
(3.82)
78.3
(3.08)
89.4
(3.52)
85.2
(3.35)
95.6
(3.76)
82.6
(3.25)
100.1
(3.94)
84.9
(3.34)
99.7
(3.93)
107.9
(4.25)
110.2
(4.34)
109.7
(4.32)
1,140.7
(44.91)
Source: Environment Canada[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Census Profile, 2016 Census: O'Leary, Community [Census subdivision], Prince Edward Island". Statistics Canada. Retrieved 11 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Municipal Affairs and Provincial Planning". Department of Finance, Energy and Municipal Affairs. Retrieved 21 July 2013.
  3. ^ Canadian Potato Museum
  4. ^ Environment Canada Canadian Climate Normals 1971–2000, accessed 15 July 2009

Coordinates: 46°42′25″N 64°13′50″W / 46.70694°N 64.23056°W / 46.70694; -64.23056