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Geography and Climate

The province of Newfoundland and Labrador has been is considered Canada’s most easterly province which consists of the island called Newfoundland and the mainland portion, Labrador. Newfoundland is located in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and has a unique geography with St. Anthony situated near the northern tip of the island of Newfoundland..

Most communities in Newfoundland are located around the bays or along the coast; including the town of St. Anthony. The interior of Newfoundland is a plateau like region with frequent undulations in the terrain representing the ridges and slopes of watersheds carved out by major stream systems.

Newfoundland and Labrador has temperature that is a marine climate. While the east coast of the province experiences mild temperatures, the central region has been drier, warmer and has experienced above average temperatures in the summer. The summers in the province range from cool to hot with a basic temperature of 16 degrees Celsius while the winters on the island are mild with normal temperatures of 0 degrees Celsius with annual snowfall of 300cm (9.8 feet) (Government of Newfoundland and Labrador).

 Click Here To View Weather Data Table for the Town of St. Anthony