Geography and Climate
Ross River lies on the south-western edge of the Yukon Plateau–North Ecoregion, the largest ecoregion entirely within the Yukon, and just north of the Pelly Mountains. It includes a 450-kilometer length of the Tintina Trench, and several large river valleys traverse the ecoregion.
The average temperature of Ross River in July is 13.6 degrees Celsius, with daily maximums averaging 20.9 degrees Celsius. The January average temperature in Ross River is minus 27.2 degrees Celsius, with daily highs reaching minus 21.8 degrees Celsius.
Average annual rainfall in Ross River is 161.3 millimetres. Average annual snowfall is 98 centimetres, with a range between 146 and 67 cm over 15 years of records.
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