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Coquitlam Mountain
View from Burke Mountain.jpg
View from Burke Mountain on the southern ridge of Coquitlam Mountain.
Highest point
Elevation 1,583 m (5,194 ft)
Prominence 698 m (2,290 ft)
Geography
Location Coquitlam, British Columbia
Parent range Pacific Ranges
Topo map NTS 92G/07

Coquitlam Mountain is a mountain located in northeast Coquitlam, British Columbia, 6.2 km (3.9 mi) east of Coquitlam Lake and 9.7 km (6.0 mi) north of Minnekhada Regional Park. The mountain is located at the head of Or Creek, completely within the Coquitlam watershed, and thus public access is forbidden by law. Mount Burke forms the southern ridge of Coquitlam Mountain.

The first recorded ascent of the mountain was in 1918 by P. James and D. Munday. The mountain's name was adopted on 3 May 1951, in association with the Coquitlam River.

Climate

The peak has a subarctic climate (Dfc).

Climate data for Coquitlam Mountain Peak 1981-2010 (49.393 -122.707)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) -0.3
(31.5)
0.7
(33.3)
2.9
(37.2)
5.4
(41.7)
9.7
(49.5)
12.4
(54.3)
15.8
(60.4)
16.2
(61.2)
13.1
(55.6)
7.1
(44.8)
1.2
(34.2)
-1.1
(30)
6.93
(44.47)
Daily mean °C (°F) -3.7
(25.3)
-3.1
(26.4)
-1.3
(29.7)
1.0
(33.8)
4.9
(40.8)
7.8
(46)
11.0
(51.8)
11.6
(52.9)
9.1
(48.4)
3.6
(38.5)
-1.8
(28.8)
-4.3
(24.3)
2.9
(37.22)
Average low °C (°F) -7.1
(19.2)
-6.9
(19.6)
-5.6
(21.9)
-3.5
(25.7)
0.1
(32.2)
3.3
(37.9)
6.2
(43.2)
7.0
(44.6)
5.0
(41)
0.1
(32.2)
-4.8
(23.4)
-7.6
(18.3)
-1.15
(29.93)
Precipitation mm (inches) 730
(28.74)
499
(19.65)
544
(21.42)
399
(15.71)
329
(12.95)
228
(8.98)
169
(6.65)
163
(6.42)
259
(10.2)
634
(24.96)
881
(34.69)
607
(23.9)
5,442
(214.25)
Source: http://www.climatewna.com/
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