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Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada (60.72157 -135.05493)

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Name: Whitehorse topographic map, elevation, relief.
Coordinates: 60.55364 -135.27872 60.84619 -134.85673
Minimum elevation: 640 m
Maximum elevation: 2,080 m
Average elevation: 1,050 m


Whitehorse has a subarctic climate (Köppen climate classification: Dfc) and lies in the rain shadow of the Coast Mountains, causing precipitation totals to be quite low year-round. Due to the city's location in the Whitehorse valley, the climate is milder than other comparable northern communities such as Yellowknife. With an average annual temperature of −0.1 °C (31.8 °F) Whitehorse is the warmest place in the Yukon. The temperature measurements for the city are taken at the airport. The Whitehorse Riverdale weather station situated at a lower elevation than the airport is even warmer at 0.2 °C (32.4 °F).

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