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Stony Mountain is a small community in Manitoba, Canada approximately 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) north of Winnipeg on Provincial Highway 7. The town is in the Rural Municipality of Rockwood and is the location of Stony Mountain Ski Area. The Stony Mountain Institution and Rockwood Institution prisons are in Stony Mountain.

Stony Mountain, Manitoba
Unincorporated Community (Village)
Stony Mountain, Manitoba is located in Manitoba
Stony Mountain, Manitoba
Stony Mountain, Manitoba
Location of Stony Mountain in Manitoba
Coordinates: 50°05′18″N 97°13′10″W / 50.08833°N 97.21944°W / 50.08833; -97.21944Coordinates: 50°05′18″N 97°13′10″W / 50.08833°N 97.21944°W / 50.08833; -97.21944
Country Canada
Province Manitoba
RegionWinnipeg Capital Region
Rural MunicipalityRockwood
Area
 • Total1.82 km2 (0.70 sq mi)
Elevation
248 m (814 ft)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total1,800
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Postal Code
R0C 3A0
Area code(s)204
Stony Mountain Institution

It is the birthplace of hockey hall of famer Babe Pratt.[1]

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Stony Mountain
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 7
(45)
7
(45)
17
(63)
34
(93)
38
(100)
37.5
(99.5)
36.1
(97.0)
38.5
(101.3)
38.5
(101.3)
30
(86)
23.4
(74.1)
9
(48)
38.5
(101.3)
Average high °C (°F) −12.8
(9.0)
−8.5
(16.7)
−1.2
(29.8)
9.8
(49.6)
19.1
(66.4)
23.3
(73.9)
25.9
(78.6)
25
(77)
18.4
(65.1)
10.5
(50.9)
−1.1
(30.0)
−9.8
(14.4)
8.2
(46.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) −18
(0)
−13.8
(7.2)
−6.3
(20.7)
3.8
(38.8)
12.1
(53.8)
16.9
(62.4)
19.5
(67.1)
18.4
(65.1)
12.3
(54.1)
5.1
(41.2)
−5.3
(22.5)
−14.7
(5.5)
2.5
(36.5)
Average low °C (°F) −23.2
(−9.8)
−19
(−2)
−11.3
(11.7)
−2.2
(28.0)
5.1
(41.2)
10.5
(50.9)
13.1
(55.6)
11.8
(53.2)
9.2
(48.6)
−0.4
(31.3)
−9.5
(14.9)
−19.5
(−3.1)
−3.2
(26.2)
Record low °C (°F) −42.2
(−44.0)
−42.5
(−44.5)
−36.7
(−34.1)
−27.2
(−17.0)
−9
(16)
−2
(28)
2.2
(36.0)
0.6
(33.1)
−6.5
(20.3)
−20
(−4)
−39
(−38)
−39
(−38)
−42.5
(−44.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 22
(0.9)
15.8
(0.62)
20.7
(0.81)
26.5
(1.04)
54.8
(2.16)
88.9
(3.50)
71.5
(2.81)
68.6
(2.70)
53.1
(2.09)
39
(1.5)
27.1
(1.07)
22.6
(0.89)
510.4
(20.09)
Source: Environment Canada[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Biography". Hockey Hall of Fame. Retrieved on January 6, 2009.
  2. ^ Environment Canada Canadian Climate Normals 1971–2000, accessed 19 May 2010