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Haines Junction, Yukon Climate & Temperature

  • Haines Junction, Yukon, Canada is at 6046'N, 13734'W, 595 m (1953 ft). See map.
  • Haines Junction, Yukon has a snow dry, cool summer climate with at least one month colder than -3 C. This climate is usually at the highest elevations near locations that are warm temperate with dry, hot summers (Kppen-Geiger classification: Dsc).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Haines Junction, Yukon is situated in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is -2.9 degrees Celsius (26.8 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 34.1 °C (61.4°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype truly continental. Haines Junction, Yukon Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach -13.1°C (8.4°F) on average falling to -25.3°C (-13.6°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 5.8°C (42.4°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of -8.6°C (16.6°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 18.8°C (65.9°F) and average low temperatures are 3.5°C (38.4°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 3.6°C (38.5°F) during the day and lows of -8.4°C (16.9°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 305.8 mm (12 inches) which is equivalent to 305.8 Litres/m (7.5 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 1780 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Haines Junction, Yukon you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Marion Island, South Africa.

Haines Junction, Yukon Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (4) -8 (18) -1 (30) 6 (43) 13 (55) 18 (64) 20 (68) 19 (65) 13 (56) 5 (41) -7 (19) -16 (4) 4 (39)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-7) -15 (4) -9 (16) 0 (31) 5 (42) 10 (51) 13 (55) 11 (51) 6 (43) 0 (31) -13 (10) -21 (-6) -3 (27)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-17) -22 (-8) -17 (1) -7 (20) -2 (29) 3 (37) 5 (41) 3 (37) -1 (30) -6 (21) -18 (-1) -27 (-16) -10 (15)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 32 (1) 19 (1) 9 (0) 9 (0) 16 (1) 28 (1) 35 (1) 29 (1) 34 (1) 35 (1) 31 (1) 29 (1) 306 (12)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 10 (32) 8 (28) 8 (26) 5 (17) 5 (16) 9 (30) 7 (23) 8 (26) 10 (33) 11 (35) 9 (30) 11 (35) 101 (28)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 0h 36' 2h 26' 4h 54' 7h 18' 9h 21' 8h 40' 8h 58' 7h 21' 5h 06' 2h 44' 0h 52' 0h 01' 4h 52'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 6h 37' 8h 59' 11h 46' 14h 41' 17h 23' 18h 59' 18h 14' 15h 46' 12h 54' 9h 59' 7h 18' 5h 46' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 10 (90) 28 (72) 43 (57) 51 (49) 55 (45) 47 (53) 50 (50) 48 (52) 41 (59) 29 (71) 13 (87) 1 (99) 41 (59)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 9.5 18.9 29.7 41.3 49.5 52.7 49.6 41.2 29.7 18.3 9.2 5.9 29.6

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