Statehood: Utah became the 45th state on 4th January 1896
Capital: Salt Lake City
Population: 2,700,000 (2010)
Size: 84,900 sq. miles. To put this into perspective, Utah is almost the same size as the UK, one-third the size of Alberta, or four times larger than Nova Scotia.
Utah Emblem: Beehive
Brand: Utah Life Elevated®
Native Tribes: Shoshone, Ute, Goshute, Paiute, Navajo
Time Zone: Utah is in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (GMT - 7 Hours). The state observes Daylight Saving Time. In 2016, Daylight Saving Time ends on 6th November. In 2017 Daylight Saving Time begins on 12th March.
Utah is a land of four distinct seasons — with summer temperatures sometimes lingering into what are traditionally considered autumn months and winter snows often coming early or lingering late into spring. However, regardless of the season Utah's climate is temperate, but you should come prepared for extremes - especially if you plan on spending time in the outdoors. Daytime temperatures for Utah's northern metropolitan areas range from 3 °C in January to 34 °C in July. In Southwestern Utah, St George's temperatures are usually at least 2-3 °C warmer year-round.
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Road to Mighty
Southern Utah. Home to Utah’s Mighty Five® national parks and connected by some of the most scenic byways and backways in the country. Find your road: