Location and Climate
Nanton experiences warm summers with traditionally mild fall and winter temperatures. During the winter months, Chinook winds blow warm air in from the mountains, sometimes raising temperatures as much as 20 degrees celsius in a day.

Seasonal Average Temperature
Celcius Farenheit
Summer 17.1 C 62.8 F
Fall 5.1 C 41.2 F
Winter -16.6 C 2.1 F
Spring 4.2 C 39.6 F
Average Annual Precipitation
Rain 32. 5cm (12.8 in.)
Snow 99.7 cm (39.3 in.)
Frost-free days: 109
Hours of sunshine: 2,314 annual average

Alberta has a moderate climate that enjoys four distinct seasons, including warm summers and mild Canadian winters. Precipitation averages 425 millimeters (16.7 inches) of which 150 millimeters (5.9 inches) falls as snow. From May to September the mean rainfall averages 300 millimeters (11.8 inches) and is sufficient to assure a good crop. Individual snowfalls rarely exceed 15 millimeters (6 inches) and snow depth of 30 centimeters (12 inches) occurs on average of once in ten years.

Nanton experiences warm summers with traditionally mild fall and winter temperatures. Warm Chinook winds often blow in from the mountains, sometimes raising temperatures in the winter months by as much as 20 degrees Celsius in a day.

To contact us:

Phone: 403-646-2029
Fax:     403-646-2653
Email: cao@town.nanton.ab.ca
1907 - 21 Avenue
PO Box 609
Nanton AB T0L 1R0