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Andrew
Village
Village of Andrew
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 10
Municipal districts Lamont County
Incorporated  
 • Village June 24, 1930
Area (2016)
 • Land 1.17 km2 (0.45 sq mi)
Elevation 610 m (2,000 ft)
Population (2016)
 • Total 425
 • Density 363.4/km2 (941/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC−7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC−6)
Highways Highway 45
Highway 855
Website Official website

Andrew is a village in central Alberta north of Vegreville. Andrew is most famous as the home of the world's largest duck roadside attraction, part of the Giants of the Prairies. Its post office was established March 2, 1902. The community has the name of Andrew Whitford, an early settler.

Demographics

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Andrew recorded a population of 425 living in 201 of its 266 total private dwellings, a 12.1% change from its 2011 population of 379. With a land area of 1.17 km2 (0.45 sq mi), it had a population density of 363.2/km2 (941/sq mi) in 2016.

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Andrew had a population of 379 living in 203 of its 254 total dwellings, a -18.5% change from its 2006 population of 465. With a land area of 1.23 km2 (0.47 sq mi), it had a population density of 308.1/km2 (798/sq mi) in 2011.

In 2006, Andrew had a population of 465 living in 234 dwellings, a 4.1% decrease from 2001. The village has an area of 1.23 km² and a population density of 378.8 inhabitants per square kilometer.

Climate

Climate data for Andrew, Alberta
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 10.0
(50)
11.0
(51.8)
16.0
(60.8)
32.2
(90)
35.0
(95)
37.0
(98.6)
36.0
(96.8)
35.0
(95)
33.0
(91.4)
28.5
(83.3)
18.3
(64.9)
10.0
(50)
37.0
(98.6)
Average high °C (°F) -8.1
(17.4)
-5.0
(23)
0.5
(32.9)
11.3
(52.3)
18.3
(64.9)
21.6
(70.9)
23.5
(74.3)
22.7
(72.9)
16.7
(62.1)
9.3
(48.7)
-1.5
(29.3)
-6.7
(19.9)
8.5
(47.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) -13.4
(7.9)
-10.6
(12.9)
-5.0
(23)
4.7
(40.5)
11.1
(52)
15.0
(59)
17.0
(62.6)
16.0
(60.8)
10.4
(50.7)
3.7
(38.7)
-6
(21)
-11.8
(10.8)
2.6
(36.7)
Average low °C (°F) -18.7
(-1.7)
-16.2
(2.8)
-10.5
(13.1)
-2.0
(28.4)
3.9
(39)
8.4
(47.1)
10.6
(51.1)
9.3
(48.7)
4.0
(39.2)
-2.0
(28.4)
-10.4
(13.3)
-16.7
(1.9)
-3.4
(25.9)
Record low °C (°F) -44.0
(-47.2)
-45.0
(-49)
-38.0
(-36.4)
-26.7
(-16.1)
-10.3
(13.5)
-1.0
(30.2)
2
(36)
-2.0
(28.4)
-8.0
(17.6)
-22.0
(-7.6)
-35.0
(-31)
-44.4
(-47.9)
-45.0
(-49)
Precipitation mm (inches) 18.7
(0.736)
10.6
(0.417)
17.3
(0.681)
20.2
(0.795)
37.5
(1.476)
76.3
(3.004)
91.3
(3.594)
56.5
(2.224)
39.3
(1.547)
15.3
(0.602)
14.8
(0.583)
13.7
(0.539)
411.5
(16.201)
Rainfall mm (inches) 0.2
(0.008)
0.0
(0)
0.3
(0.012)
13.3
(0.524)
35.0
(1.378)
76.3
(3.004)
91.3
(3.594)
56.2
(2.213)
39.2
(1.543)
9.7
(0.382)
0.7
(0.028)
0.0
(0)
322.1
(12.681)
Snowfall cm (inches) 18.5
(7.28)
10.6
(4.17)
17.0
(6.69)
7.0
(2.76)
2.5
(0.98)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.3
(0.12)
0.2
(0.08)
5.6
(2.2)
14.0
(5.51)
13.6
(5.35)
89.3
(35.16)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.2 mm) 6.5 3.9 4.4 3.9 8.2 12.4 12.9 11.4 9.2 4.7 5.0 5.4 87.9
Avg. rainy days (≥ 0.2 mm) 0.1 0.0 0.2 2.6 8.1 12.4 12.9 11.4 9.1 3.8 0.5 0.1 61.0
Avg. snowy days (≥ 0.2 cm) 6.4 3.9 4.2 1.5 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.1 4.5 5.3 27.4
Source #1: Environment Canada
Source #2: Precipitation Days Only

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