Yearly Snowfall Averages for Yukon
The tables below list annual averages for snowfall at places in the Yukon.
The numbers are for the total amount of new snow and how many days it snows at least 0.2 centimetres (0.08 inches) in a year. The snowfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1971 to 2000.
For the entire Yukon, total snowfall in a year amounts to an average 150 centimetres, or 59 inches. The Yukon averages 71 days annually when it snows.
This section covers places along the Alaska Highway, from Watson Lake at the east end where the highway first enters the Yukon from British Columbia, west to Beaver Creek near the Alaska border.
Places in the Central Yukon are reached from the Klondike Highway, starting with Lake Laberge near the highway's south end, northwest to Dawson City. From the Klondike Highway, Faro lies east of Carmacks, while Mayo is northeast of Stewart Crossing.
The places here are north of the Arctic Circle and beyond the reach of roads. Old Crow, a village on the Porcupine River, is the Yukon's northernmost settlement. Komakuk Beach is on the Arctic coast, near the Northwest Territories. Shingle Point is east along the coast, towards Herschel Island.
Environment Canada. National Climate Data and Information Archive. Canadian Climate Normals or Averages 1971-2000.
Environment Canada. National Climate Data and Information Archive. Canadian Cities are Weather Winners!