Lethbridge and Area Information

Lethbridge Climate
Located in southern Alberta, Lethbridge has a rather dry, fairly continental type climate, though temperature extremes are not as great as for some points further east. Precipitation totals only about 350-400mm per year, with most of the winter precipitation falling as snow. Snow covers the ground much of the winter, but it is not usually very deep, and at times the ground is bare. Early summer is the wettest time, with over 60mm of rainfall the average for June. Winter temperatures are cold with daytime highs averaging near freezing and nighttime lows about -10 – -15C. On rare occasions, -40C has been observed. Chinook winds can bring rapid warming in winter and some days can have highs approaching +20C. Summer is mostly mild, with lows around 10 and highs in the 20’s, with a few hot days over 35C.

 

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The Lethbridge Wind Gauge (Located at the Chinook Country Tourist building)

Did you know – the City of Lethbridge has over 100 parks and natural areas boasting fun playgrounds, beautiful ponds, over 142 kilometers of walking trails and enjoyment for everyone!
 Did you know – Despite how it feels when you go outside, Lethbridge is Not the windiest city in Canada. According to Environment Canada, Lethbridge is the second windiest, beat out by St. John’s, NL.
Here’s some great links to our local area:

Lethbridge Information
City of Lethbridge Chinook Country Tourist Association
Lethbridge Economic Development Choose Lethbridge
City of Lethbridge Interactive Map Galt Museum and Archive
Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Canada – Lethbridge Research Stn
Helen Schuler Nature Centre Alberta Agriculture Research Station
High Level Railway Bridge – Wikipedia Fort Whoop Up – National Historic Site
Lethbridge County Airport Telus Phone Book

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Maps of Lethbridge
Lethbridge in Google Maps Lethbridge Neighbourhood Maps
Lethbridge Pathways and Trails

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Emergency Services & Agencies
Lethbridge Regional Police RCMP – Alberta Detachments
Lethbridge Fire & Emergency Services Chinook Regional Health & Hospital
Lethbridge Family Services Lethbridge Neighbourhood Watch
Southern Alberta Crimestoppers Hospitals and Health Facilities South Alberta
Alberta Health Services

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Schools and Education
University of Lethbridge Lethbridge College
Lethbridge School District 51 – Public Holy Spirit Separate Regional School Div #4
Lethbridge Montessori School Sylvan Learning
Training Inc.Vocational School 5th on 5th Youth Services
Palliser Regional Schools Alberta Advanced Education
Immanuel Christian Schools Spanish Montessori Learning Center
École La Vérendrye

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Local Media
Global TV – Lethbridge Shaw TV – Lethbridge
94.1 The Lounge FM Rock 106 FM
Country 95 FM 107.7 The River FM
B 93 FM CKXU- U of L Radio Station
98.1 The Bridge Lethbridge Herald Newspaper
Lethbridge Living Magazine

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Local Features and Information  
Much Menus – Lethbridge Menus Lethbridge in Wikipedia
Lethbridge Link  – Movies, News and More South AB Community Links

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Noteworthy Lethbridge & Area Agencies
Lethbridge Senior Citizens Organization Boys and Girls Club of Lethbridge
Nordbridge Senior Citizens Association Big Brothers and Big Sisters – Lethbridge
YWCA – Lethbridge YMCA – Lethbridge
Park Place Mall Exhibition Park
Lethbridge Soccer Centre Southern Alberta Art Gallery
Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden County of Lethbridge
Lethbridge County Airport Lethbridge Aero Data
Lethbridge Community Network Southern Alberta Alternative Energy Partnership
Canadian Relocation Systems -Lethbridge Lethbridge BMX Association
Lethbridge Community Futures Lethbridge Churches
 Lethbridge Hurricanes WHL Hockey
Lethbridge Sport Flyers  

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Lethbridge and Area Weather Watchers

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