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Entrance is an unincorporated community in central Alberta in Yellowhead County, located on Highway 40, 61 kilometres (38 mi) northwest of Jasper.

The community was named for the fact the site is a gateway to Jasper National Park.

Climate

Climate data for Entrance, Alberta
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 22.2
(72)
19.0
(66.2)
22.0
(71.6)
27.8
(82)
33.9
(93)
34.4
(93.9)
37.8
(100)
34.4
(93.9)
34.0
(93.2)
29.4
(84.9)
21.1
(70)
17.8
(64)
37.8
(100)
Average high °C (°F) -3.3
(26.1)
1.1
(34)
5.1
(41.2)
11.5
(52.7)
16.3
(61.3)
20.0
(68)
22.2
(72)
21.7
(71.1)
17.1
(62.8)
10.4
(50.7)
1.8
(35.2)
-1.3
(29.7)
10.2
(50.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) -9.2
(15.4)
-5.9
(21.4)
-2.2
(28)
3.9
(39)
8.4
(47.1)
12.3
(54.1)
14.4
(57.9)
13.6
(56.5)
9.2
(48.6)
3.9
(39)
-3.7
(25.3)
-7.0
(19.4)
3.1
(37.6)
Average low °C (°F) -15.0
(5)
-12.8
(9)
-9.5
(14.9)
-3.7
(25.3)
0.6
(33.1)
4.6
(40.3)
6.6
(43.9)
5.5
(41.9)
1.3
(34.3)
-2.7
(27.1)
-9.3
(15.3)
-12.6
(9.3)
-3.9
(25)
Record low °C (°F) -51.2
(-60.2)
-47.0
(-52.6)
-42.8
(-45)
-35.6
(-32.1)
-13.5
(7.7)
-6.7
(19.9)
-2.8
(27)
-5.0
(23)
-19.4
(-2.9)
-27.0
(-16.6)
-39.0
(-38.2)
-47.2
(-53)
-51.2
(-60.2)
Precipitation mm (inches) 24.3
(0.957)
12.9
(0.508)
22.1
(0.87)
25.9
(1.02)
62.5
(2.461)
76.3
(3.004)
94.0
(3.701)
73.9
(2.909)
46.3
(1.823)
33.1
(1.303)
22.1
(0.87)
14.4
(0.567)
507.9
(19.996)
Rainfall mm (inches) 0.8
(0.031)
0.4
(0.016)
1.6
(0.063)
17.3
(0.681)
56.5
(2.224)
76.3
(3.004)
94.0
(3.701)
73.9
(2.909)
44.6
(1.756)
19.0
(0.748)
2.4
(0.094)
0.3
(0.012)
387.0
(15.236)
Snowfall cm (inches) 23.5
(9.25)
12.5
(4.92)
20.5
(8.07)
8.6
(3.39)
6.0
(2.36)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.1
(0.04)
1.6
(0.63)
14.2
(5.59)
19.7
(7.76)
14.2
(5.59)
120.9
(47.6)
Source: Environment Canada

Coordinates: 53°22′25″N 117°41′24″W / 53.37361°N 117.69000°W / 53.37361; -117.69000 (Entrance)

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