Yearly Snowfall Averages for Yukon





The tables below list annual averages for snowfall at places in the Yukon.

You can jump to a separate table for Southern, and Central & Northern 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 1981 to 2010.

Southern Yukon

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.

Yearly snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
44 Beaver Creek 46.4 118
56 Burwash Landing 41.6 106
36 Carcross 50.2 128
40 Haines Junction 64.5 164
54 Johnsons Crossing 58.4 148
42 Otter Falls 40.6 103
65 Teslin 58.4 148
79 Watson Lake 77.2 196
67 Whitehorse 55.8 142

Central & Northern Yukon

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. Old Crow, a village north of the Arctic Circle on the Porcupine River, is the Yukon's northernmost settlement.

Annual average snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
40 Braeburn 37.9 96
70 Dawson City 65.5 166
67 Faro 44.9 114
47 Lake Laberge 41.4 105
69 Mayo 63.2 161
82 Old Crow 55.7 141
52 Pelly Crossing 44.9 114
Reference

Environment Canada. Meteorological Service of Canada. Canadian Climate Normals. 1981-2010 Climate Normals & Averages.

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