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Aden is a locality in the County of Forty Mile No. 8, Alberta. It serves as a port of entry into the U.S. state of Montana for the nearby Canada – United States border crossing. The port of entry is located where Alberta Highway 880 continues as Secondary Highway 409 within Liberty County, Montana.

The locality takes its name from Aden, a port city in Yemen.

Climate

Aden experiences a humid continental climate (Köppen climate classification Dfb) that just barely falls short of being a semi-arid climate (Köppen BSk). Winters are long and dry, but only mildly cold, while summers are short but very warm. Precipitation is low, with an annual average of 407 mm, and is concentrated in the warmer months.

Climate data for Aden
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 17.0
(62.6)
23.0
(73.4)
23.3
(73.9)
29.5
(85.1)
32.0
(89.6)
36.0
(96.8)
38.0
(100.4)
39.4
(102.9)
36.1
(97)
30.0
(86)
23.5
(74.3)
18.0
(64.4)
39.4
(102.9)
Average high °C (°F) -0.8
(30.6)
1.9
(35.4)
5.8
(42.4)
12.6
(54.7)
17.7
(63.9)
21.9
(71.4)
26.2
(79.2)
26.2
(79.2)
19.8
(67.6)
13.5
(56.3)
4.3
(39.7)
1.0
(33.8)
12.5
(54.5)
Daily mean °C (°F) -6.5
(20.3)
-3.6
(25.5)
0.2
(32.4)
6.4
(43.5)
11.3
(52.3)
15.5
(59.9)
19.0
(66.2)
18.9
(66)
13.1
(55.6)
7.6
(45.7)
-1.0
(30.2)
-4.3
(24.3)
6.4
(43.5)
Average low °C (°F) -12.0
(10.4)
-9.1
(15.6)
-5.4
(22.3)
0.1
(32.2)
4.9
(40.8)
9.1
(48.4)
11.7
(53.1)
11.6
(52.9)
6.4
(43.5)
1.6
(34.9)
-6.1
(21)
-9.5
(14.9)
0.3
(32.5)
Record low °C (°F) -37.2
(-35)
-37.0
(-34.6)
-29.4
(-20.9)
-18.9
(-2)
-8.9
(16)
-1.0
(30.2)
-0.6
(30.9)
-0.5
(31.1)
-12.2
(10)
-27.0
(-16.6)
-33.5
(-28.3)
-40.0
(-40)
-40.0
(-40)
Precipitation mm (inches) 22.2
(0.874)
15.3
(0.602)
29.9
(1.177)
33.3
(1.311)
59.2
(2.331)
70.2
(2.764)
37.3
(1.469)
43.2
(1.701)
38.8
(1.528)
20.6
(0.811)
16.6
(0.654)
20.3
(0.799)
406.9
(16.02)
Rainfall mm (inches) 0.1
(0.004)
0.8
(0.031)
2.0
(0.079)
21.4
(0.843)
55.9
(2.201)
70.2
(2.764)
37.3
(1.469)
42.6
(1.677)
37.4
(1.472)
13.5
(0.531)
0.9
(0.035)
0.5
(0.02)
282.7
(11.13)
Snowfall cm (inches) 22.1
(8.7)
14.4
(5.67)
27.9
(10.98)
11.9
(4.69)
3.3
(1.3)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.6
(0.24)
1.4
(0.55)
7.1
(2.8)
15.7
(6.18)
19.8
(7.8)
124.2
(48.9)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.2 mm) 5.4 3.9 5.0 5.0 8.4 9.2 6.8 6.4 6.2 4.0 3.4 4.6 68.3
Avg. rainy days (≥ 0.2 mm) 0.1 0.3 0.4 3.6 8.3 9.2 6.8 6.4 6.1 2.9 0.5 0.2 44.7
Avg. snowy days (≥ 0.2 cm) 5.3 3.6 4.6 1.6 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 1.1 3.0 4.4 24.2
Source: Environment Canada

Coordinates: 48°59′52″N 111°15′29″W / 48.99778°N 111.25806°W / 48.99778; -111.25806 (Aden)

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