Best Time to Visit Yukon

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Yukon. We created climate tables and charts for the locations of Whitehorse und Dawson. These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit Yukon for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol -34 °C to 22 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 0.391.85 in (2 – 8 Days of Rain)
Average Annual Temperature is between -5.1 °C (Dawson) and -1.2 °C (Whitehorse)
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Best Time to Visit Yukon: Overview

JanuaryJan
MaximumMax.14 °C
FebruaryFeb
MaximumMax.8 °C
MarchMar
MaximumMax.2 °C
AprilApr
MaximumMax. 6 °C
MayMay
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mostly PerfectPerf. climate in Yukon
JuneJun
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JulyJul
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AugustAug
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SeptemberSep
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quite good until Mid-September
OctoberOct
MaximumMax. 4 °C
NovemberNov
MaximumMax.6 °C
DecemberDec
MaximumMax.12 °C

Best Time to Visit the Regions

Find the best time to visit the regions (Yukon) in the following overview.

LocationBest Time to Travel
WhitehorseJune, July, and August
DawsonJune, July, and August

Climate Charts Yukon

In the following, you will find climate charts for the regions.

Furthermore, there are some charts you can use for quick comparison of climate between the regions.

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Whitehorse

Climate Chart Whitehorse
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Dawson

Climate Chart Dawson
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Day Temperatures

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Night Temperatures

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Average Temperatures

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Precipitation

Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Tables Yukon

In the following, you will find some climate tables for Yukon, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, and Hours of Sunshine.
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Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in Whitehorse (Yukon)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature-14°-8°-2°13°18°20°18°12°-6°-12°
Night Temperature-23°-18°-13°-5°-3°-14°-20°
Precipitation (inch)0.710.510.550.390.511.221.341.51.180.870.790.79
Rainy days643356888666
Hours of Sunshine245899885321
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Whitehorse is -1.2 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: July (14.1 °C)
Coldest month: January (-20.7 °C)

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 10.35 inch on 69 rainy days

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

Months that have possible snowfall: all except June, July, and August

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, June is the sunniest month with an average of 8.9 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 5.1 hours of sunshine per day on average. For comparison: London has 4.1, NYC has 7 and LA has 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Temperatures, Precipitation in Dawson (Yukon)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature-27°-19°-7°15°21°22°19°12°-1°-13°-22°
Night Temperature-34°-28°-22°-9°-8°-20°-29°
Precipitation (inch)0.670.630.390.390.831.541.851.731.11.140.870.98
Rainy days642366888877
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Dawson is -5.1 °C.

Warmest month: July (15.6 °C)
Coldest month: January (-30.7 °C)

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 12.13 inch on 73 rainy days

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

Months that have possible snowfall: all except June, July, and August

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Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Whitehorse
few clouds     few clouds, 0.6 °C
Clouds: 20 %       Wind: 2 mph SSO
Air Pressure: 1016 hPa       Humidity: 69 %
Last updated: 20th Mar 2019, 10:32 am
The next days …
19th Mar 201920th Mar 201921st Mar 201922nd Mar 201923rd Mar 201924th Mar 2019
sky is clear-5 °C to 8 °Cbroken clouds-4 °C to 9 °Csky is clear-2 °C to 7 °Clight rain-3 °C to 5 °Csky is clear-10 °C to 4 °Csky is clear-7 °C to 3 °C
-5 °C to 8 °C-4 °C to 9 °C-2 °C to 7 °C-3 °C to 5 °C-10 °C to 4 °C-7 °C to 3 °C
Clouds: 0 %Clouds: 56 %Clouds: 0 %Clouds: 32 %Clouds: 0 %Clouds: 40 %
No PrecipitationNo PrecipitationNo PrecipitationNo PrecipitationNo Precipitation0 in of snow
Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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Canada: Regions

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