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Climate
Average Maximum Temperature 12.2 degrees celcius
Average Minimum Temperature -1.0 degrees celcius
Average Yearly Snowfall 112.4 cm
Average Yearly Rainfall 276.7 mm
Total Annual Hours of Sunshine 2,300.60
Days with Measurable Sunlight 321.9
Number of Frost Free Days 117
Last Killing Spring Frost May 7th
First Killing Fall Frost September 25th
Number of Crop Days 140
Elevation 921.10 m
Source: Canadian Climate Normals - Environment Canada

 

Temperature - Celcius  
MONTH Daily Average Daily Maximum Daily Minimum Sunshine Hours Days With Sunshine
January -7.8 0.1 -12.1 92.3 23.3
February -4.1 2.3 -10.6 116 24.6
March -0.3 6.4 -6.5 149.6 26.9
April 6.1 13.1 -1.1 204.7 26.9
May 11.4 18.3 4.6 256.9 28.7
June 15.6 22.4 3.9 296.2 29.1
July 18.2 22.0 8.3 334.3 30.4
August 17.7 26.1 10.3 292.8 29.9
September 12.3 26.0 9.5 197.8 27.3
October 7.2 13.7 -0.6 166.1 28.2
November -1.2 4.8 -7.2 110.3 23.3
December -5.9 0.6 -11.4 83.7 23.4
Source: Canadian Climate Normals - Environment Canada  

 

Schools
  School Division(s) Public Separate Private/Charter
Cardston County        
         
Blood Tribe Kainai Board of Education     K-4 (2 schools)
        5-8 (1 school)
        9-12 (1 school)
        7-12 (1 Alternate School)
         
Town of Cardston Westwind School Division #74 K-6 (1 school)    
    7-9 (1 school)    
    10-12 (1 school)    
         
Town of Claresholm Livingstone Range School Division K-4 (1 school)    
    5-7 (1 school)    
    8-12 (1 school)    
         
Town of Coaldale Palliser Regional School Division K-4 (1 school)    
    5-8 (1 school)    
    9-12 (1 school)    
    10-12 (1 school)    
         
  Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Separate Regional Division No. 4   ECS-9 (1 school)  
         
Town of Coalhurst Palliser Regional School Division K-6 (1 school)    
    7-12 (1 school)    
         
Village of Coutts Horizon School Division No. 67 ECS-9 (1 school)    
         
City of Lethbridge Lethbridge School District No. 51 K-5 (12 schools)    
    6-8 (4 schools)    
    9-12 (3 schools)    
    Outreach Programs (7 schools)    
         
  Palliser Regional School Division K-6 (1 school)    
         
  Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Separate Regional Division No. 4   ECS-6 (5 schools)  
      ECS-9 (1 school)  
      7-9 (1 school)  
      10-12 (1 school)  
         
  Greater Southern Francophone Education Region No. 4’s Ecole La Verendyre     ECS-12 (1 school)
         
Town of Magrath Westwind School Division #74 K-6 (1 school)    
    7-12 (1 school)    
         
Town of Milk River Horizon School Division No. 67 K-5 (1 school)    
    6-12 (1 school)    
         
Village of Milo Palliser Regional School Division 1-10 (1 school)    
         
Village of Nobleford Palliser Regional School Division K-12 (1 school)    
         
         
Town of Picture Butte Palliser Regional School Division K-6 (1 school)    
    7-12 (1 school)    
         
  Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Separate Regional Division No. 4   ECS-9 (1 schools)  
         
Town of Raymond Westwind School Division #74 K-6 (1 school)    
    7-9 (1 school)    
    10-12 (1 school)    
         
Village of Stirling Westwind School Division #74 K-12 (1 school)    
         
MD of Taber        
         
         
Town of Taber Horizon School Division No. 67 K-5 (3 schools)    
    6-8 (1 school)    
    7-12 (1 school)    
    9-12 (1 school)    
         
  Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Separate Regional Division No. 4   ECS-5 (1 school)  
      6-12 (1 school)  
         
Town of Vulcan Palliser Regional School Division K-6 (1 school)    
    7-12 (1 school)    
    10-12 (1 school)    
         
Town of Vauxhall Horizon School Division No. 67 K-6 (1 school)    
    7-12 (1 school)    
         
Village of Warner Horizon School Division No. 67 K-12 (1 school)    
         
County of Warner        

 

Other Learning Opportunities
There are a variety of Hutterite Colony Schools in the area as well.

 

Health Care:
Health Care in the province is provided by Alberta Health Sevices.  Here are some key facts for the Province of Alberta.
Staff: 96,100
Physicians: 8,400
Volunteers: 17,600
Population served: 3.5 million Albertans over 661,848 square kilometres
Acute care hospitals: 102
Acute care hospitals beds: 8,230
Long-term care & supportive living beds / spaces: 18,000
Urgent care centres: 7
Emergency visits: 1.9 million
Urgent care visits: 146,000
Hospital discharges: 352,000
Surgeries: 232,000
Births: 56,582
Lab procedures: 54 million
MRI exams: 127,000
CT exams: 380,000
Home care hours: 10 million
HEALTHLink calls: 1 million
Cancer patient visits: 478,000
Immunizations: 1.3 million to Albertans of all ages
Albertans who saw a physician for mental health concerns: more than 500,000
Albertans who received addiction treatment services: more than 36,000