Geography and Climate
Pelly Crossing is located in the Yukon Plateau–Central Ecoregion; an area of glaciated, rounded and rolling hills, plateaus and broad valleys and surrounded by higher mountain ranges. Numerous lakes and smaller streams fill the network of broad valleys that characterize this ecoregion.
While weather can vary considerably, average daytime temperature in January reach about minus 22 degrees Celsius, dropping to close to minus 33 degrees Celsius overnight.
In July, daytime temperatures average over 22 degrees Celsius, with overnight temperatures moving down to about 8 degrees Celsius.
Annual precipitation is 310 millimetres, including 198 mm of rain and about 113 centimetres of snow.
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